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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

IS CURSIVE WRITING FOR DINOSAURS?

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

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of writer’s links here on No Wasted Ink. This week I was in a blogging mood and several of the articles relate to this subject. As always, there are plenty of general writing tips to take a peek at. Enjoy!

What Are Pinch Points? And How Can They Make Your Book Easier to Write?

THE 4 UNAVOIDABLE STAGES OF A WRITER’S VOICE

Does anyone read short stories?

Are You Over Your Blog? When to Ditch and When to Continue

Kids and the Decline of Reading, Part 2: What We Can Do As Authors

The Secret Recipe for Writing a Perfect Pitch

How to Speak Your Blogged Book

Revision I: Where to Begin

My Growth as a Writer

How Do I Sell My Book? 6 Tips for New Authors

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of writer’s links. This week the articles cover everything from fanfiction to publishing in online lit magazines. There is a humorous essay about 50 shades of grey you won’t want to miss. Enjoy!

It’s a Fanmade World

The Trouble with Indie Math

Picking Up the Torch: The Golden Age of the Continuation Novel

Publishing With a Small Press: Straddling the Indie-Traditional Gap

Marketing And Sales For Novelists

Do you make mistakes writing fight scenes?

Why Writing is So Hard

All You Need to Know About Publishing in Online Lit Mags

Dave Barry Learns Everything You Need to Know About Being a Husband From Reading 50 Shades of Grey

25 maps that explain the English language