Category Archives: Links

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome to another Monday of Writer’s Links! There are lots of interesting articles this time around with titles that you might find misleading….but they hide real gems. Also, take note of the article about the LCCN number process. It is something that I feel modern writers need to know about. Enjoy!

I Hate Strong Female Characters

When Your Scene is Dragging: 6 Ways to Add Tension

Engage the Dimensional Mind For Creative Mastery

Authors: How to Get Your LCCN (Library of Congress Number)

Do We Still Need Conventional Publishers?

Writing: A Very Expensive Hobby

Is Your Journal A Liability?

He Said She Said What? #Editing #AmWriting

How To Bolster Your Business Blog With A Solo Podcast

Take Off Your Pants!

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links from No Wasted Ink. This week, my ten hand-picked articles feature general writing tips, an interesting article about getting your indie book into the library system and how to use Triberr in marketing your books. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and settle back. It is time for some good reading.

Women in SF&F Month: Mieneke from A Fantastical Librarian


The 9 Worst Types of Plot Fails

50 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Author Platform

Everyone’s A Winner! 9 Tips for Hosting Fun (And Successful) Book Contests

Find Out if Your Prologue Is Destroying Your Story’s Subtext

How Writers Make the Most of Triberr


13 Reasons Why You Should Write a Short Story This Month

How to Structure A Story: The Eight-Point Arc

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksAs I wander through the dark reaches of the internet, articles about improving writing are always leaping to my attention. This week, I have selected ten of the best ones that caught my eye. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Not a Real Writer: How Self-Doubt Holds Me Back

Why Novellas are Hot and How to Write One: a Step by Step Guide

Seven Fiction Writing Rules

25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer

On Writing Workshops

Unravelling The Ribbons of Your Story

Finding your novel’s target market: 7 keys hidden in your story

Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?

Why can’t we read anymore? Or, can books save us from what digital does to our brains?

Ray Bradbury, The Art of Fiction No. 203

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links from No Wasted Ink. This week there is an assortment of articles ranging from general writing tips, to handwriting, and writing science fiction. Go grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle down to some interesting reading.

Back on record – the reasons behind vinyl’s unlikely comeback

From manuscript to self-published book – what does it take?

John Steinbeck’s Pen: How the Joy of Handwriting Helps Us Draft the Meaning of Life

“Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner’s Reassuring Life Advice For Struggling Artists

Ten Ways to Tighten Your Writing & Hook the Reader

10 Ways To Create A Near-Future World That Won’t Look Too Dated

Ursula Le Guin talks Sci-fi Snobbery, Adaptations, & Troublemaking


Put Your Journaling Time to Better Use

David Ogilvy’s 1982 Memo “How to Write” Offers 10 Pieces of Timeless Advice

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week the Writer’s Links are tutorials on improving your writing for the most part. There is also a great video from Neal Gaiman about the spirit of creativity that you should not miss. Enjoy!

Storyboard Class

What Is the Difference between First Person, Second Person, and Third Person?

Writing a great female character

Neil Gaiman 2012 Commencement Speech “Make Good Art”

7 Tips for an Authentic and Productive Writing Process

Why I opened my own book web shop

Are These Filter Words Weakening Your Fiction?

No Time to Write? Maximize Your Minutes

What Your Local Librarian Can Do for Authors

Spellbind Your Readers With Realistic Magic