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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksMy meanderings through the blogosphere has yielded interesting fruit this week. There are plenty of articles on the craft of writing, an article featuring one of my favorite authors Robert A. Heinlein and, of course, another tutorial article about Scrivener. I hope you enjoy them.

The 8 laws of Foreshadowing

The Myth of the Alpha Male

On Heinlein and Expectations


YOUTUBE: Creative Spark: Dustin Lance Black

Building a Character Sketch of your Favorite/Not-so-Favorite Person

App Review: How I Use Scrivener

How to use print-on-demand book services

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

PODCAST & ARTICLE: What is Meditative Writing?

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWriting tips, the future of reading and books, and a little pinterest love were on my mind this week. I hope you enjoy this latest batch of writer’s links here on No Wasted Ink.

Six Provocative Ways To Become A ‘Real’ Writer

Write Faster (and Better, Too)

10 Tips for Writing a Book

My Inspiration Pinterest Board

How to Blog: Essential Do’s and Don’ts for Author-Bloggers

Are you optimistic about the future of books?

7 (Bad) Habits of Highly Successful Authors

The death of the….Kindle?


Turning Screenplays into Graphic Novels

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksI thought it was time for a link’s day of simple, general purpose writing articles here on No Wasted Ink. So here we go! Enjoy.

Scrivener: Why I Love It!

The Rules of Writing #RomFantasy

Playwriting vs Novel writing

OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

How Reading Literature Cultivates Empathy

How to Absorb a Book into Your Bloodstream

The Writer’s Resume – It’s About Getting an Interview

Sherman Alexie’s Top 10 Tips for Writers

When Writing Looks Different: Navigating a New Season in Your Writing Life

Borrowing, Stealing, and Building Upon Other People’s Writing Ideas

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksHere we are, another Monday of No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links! I have a nice grab-bag for you to sort through, most of the links deal with the nuts and bolts of the craft of writing. The podcast I featured is for all you science fiction and fantasy readers and writers. Be sure to check it out.

Running From Talent: And Your Next Chapter

A Brief History of Punctuation

How authors from Dickens to Dr Seuss invented the words we use every day

PODCAST: Jonathan Strahan Discusses the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70

7 Deadly Sins of Writing

9 Qualities of Good Writing

My Mother, My Writing Student

The Author’s Wardrobe, For Real

Demystifying Deep POV in Five Minutes (or less)

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome to another Monday of Writer’s Links. This week, my surfing took me into ideas about characters and our views on them. Heroes and their emotions, where all the strong female leads have gone, metaphors in fantasy writing, ect. I’m starting work on a fantasy story and my mind and imagination is pulling in that direction. I hope you enjoy the articles.

Story Midpoint & Mirror Moment: Using Heroes’ Emotions To Transform Them

Tips for Rewriting Your Manuscript

33 Inspiring Reasons Why You Should Write More


It’s the End of the Humanities as We Know It: And I feel fine

Focused Ambiguity: Using Metaphor in Fantasy Writing

A Matter of Time

8 Things You Should Know About BookBub Subscribers

Basic Punctuation Every Beginning Writer Needs to Know

We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome