Category Archives: Links

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week the writer’s links feature marketing information geared toward authors, recommendations about writers’ conferences, and a few research links. I particularly thought the longsword fighting video was excellent for all you fantasy writers out there. Enjoy!

Author Marketing 101: Ranking The Social Networks

Ask the Agent: What do I do with a bad review?

How Authors Can Use Listmania to Promote Their Books

How Much Should You Charge For Your E-Book? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

Ten Great Reasons (Plus One) to Attend a Writers’ Conference

VIDEO: Inside the World of Longsword Fighting

Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress

The Words Are Everything

Confessions of a Pantser

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThe topics for this week’s link roundup are a range of subjects, they feature more about handwriting, marketing as an author, and general writing topics. I’ve also included an article about slide rules. Why? Well, Robert Heinlein’s science fiction is filled with references to this mathematical tool and I’ve been fascinated about them for that reason. Call it a quirk!

Learning to Write with the Non-dominant Hand

When Not “Earning Out” is a Good Thing

The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect

Author Marketing 101: Facebook Marketing For Authors

Tips for Pitching to Literary Agents at a Writers’ Conference

Slide Rules

FREE Novel Writing Software – and how to use it!

ANATOMY OF THE PERFECT BOOK COVER DESIGN

WRITING AN AUTHOR’S BIO

Copying the Masters: Learning from great writers past and present

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week, I was focused on reading writing tips and most of the articles I’ve linked to are of this variety. I also popped in a few about how to handle social media as an author. I hope you find them to be useful.

How to Avoid Cliches (or The 4 Things You MUST Know Before Starting A Novel)

How to Use Backstory to Keep Readers Reading

3 GREAT RESOURCES FOR POWERING THROUGH WRITER’S BLOCK

Top 10 Things All Memoir Writers Need To Pay Attention To

Five Great Writing Resources Worth Paying For

The Crash: Braving Your Second Draft

One Thing Authors Shouldn’t Leave Out of A Story’s “Big Moment”

Is Being a Good Writer Important?

Social Marketing: The One Thing You Should Never Do

A list of writing prompts

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis Monday I have a bunch of general writing tip articles for your reading pleasure. I hope you like them!

4 Steps to the Ultimate Compelling Villain

The Pros and Cons of Blogging a Completed Manuscript

WHAT MAKES A GOOD SUPERVILLAIN?

Writer’s Hangout: Conventional Wisdom

The 5 Most Common Writing Mistakes That Break Reader Immersion

Meet The Publisher Who Ditched Amazon And Is Selling More Books Than Ever

How to decide if your plot points are too weak (and how to fix them)

Four Methods for Outlining Your Book

If You Want To Quickly Improve Your Writing, Do These 10 Little Things Now

Idioms & Axioms currently used in America (Meanings and Origins)

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksMy love for fountain pens and typewriters caught up with me this week. Suddenly, I discovered several good articles on the subject in addition to my usual blend of articles about the writing process. They are a little unusual, but I hope you find them as interesting as I did.

YOUTUBE: Margaret Atwood’s Creative Process

How to Get Your Short Stories Published in Lit Mags

Blurbs that Bore, Blurbs that Blare

An Entrepreneur Explains How Writing On Sundays Makes Him More Successful

What’s Up With That: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos

YOUTUBE: Why Write? Penmanship for the 21st Century

At 92, area’s last typewriter repairman loves his Selectrics

How Crowdsourcing is Powering New Publishing Platforms

Seven Ways to Use Your Video Book Trailer

Nothing Says Over 40 Like Two Spaces after a Period!