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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!

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksCharacter development is a particular passion of mine. I like to create characters that feel like real people in my stories. So have a look through the links, there are ones on general writing too, but for the most part, this week are lessons in making memorable characters of your own.

15 Million Pages of Medical History Are Going Online

“Writerisms and other Sins”

Don’t quit your day job — it may make you a great writer

Wattpad for Authors: 14 Tips for Making the Most of the World’s Largest Community of Readers and Writers

Creating a Setting That Comes Alive For Your Reader

Ten Reasons to Launch an Author Blog

Exploring characters through their possessions

How to Keep your Story Moving and Your Character Believable

How to Find Your Character’s Breaking Point

If You Don’t Read Magazines, Don’t Try To Write For Them

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksAs I hopped about the blogosphere, I was struck by the number of name dropping article titles. Upon reading said articles, some of them turned out to be pretty good. So do a little name dropping yourself and check out these writing links featuring famous science fiction authors.

Why You Should Ignore Most of the Advice from your Critique Group…but They Can Help You Anyway

How to Keep your Story Moving and Your Character Believable

Anoint Your Character with Inner Conflict, A Master Technique

The Advantages of Being an Introverted Writer

George Orwell’s Writing Habits

How did Ray Bradbury write a classic bestseller for less than $10?

Sometimes The Future Seems Closer To Fantasy Than Science Fiction

Add a bit of Random Magic to your Creative Toolbox

Ursula K. Le Guin talks to Michael Cunningham about genres, gender, and broadening fiction

J. Kathleen Cheney on Forgiving Anne McCaffrey

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksPlatform has been on my mind as of late. I’ve been tweeking my own author platform in small ways to help make it reach more new readers. I’ve been reading up on the subject and I have shared some of what I’ve gleaned down below in the links, along with a few general writing articles. Enjoy!

Don’t Take Author Obesity Sitting Down

Why I Left My Mighty Agency and New York Publishers (for now)

6 reasons why your book isn’t selling

DEVELOPING AND USING A LIST OF READERS!

Does music fill your writing soul?

How Not to Write Yourself into a Corner (in Your Novel and in Life)

How to Impress an Agent or Editor with Your Platform

Pulse on Pacing: How Smooth Transitions Keep Your Story Moving

The Indie Girl’s Guide to: Conventions

AUTHORS, YOU NEED TO READ THIS! (About publishing on Amazon)