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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Writer’s Links have always been one of the more popular series on my blog, and I am happy to keep them up for your reading pleasure.  This week there is a grab bag of all sorts of writerly goodness.  A bit on marketing, a bit of general writing tips and even an article about poetry.  Enjoy!

Print Books vs. Ebooks: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, and Where Are We Headed?

How to Write an Author Bio for Any Occasion

Tips for How to Choose the Right Sentences

Do Poems Need to Be Accessible?

10 Ways to Goose the Muse

A Scene Template For New Writers

One Brick at a Time: Crafting Compelling Scenes

5 Things I’m Not Doing to Launch My Book—Plus What I’m Doing Instead

A Neural Network Tries Writing the First Sentence of a Novel

THE END OF THE SOCIAL ERA CAN’T COME SOON ENOUGH

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links here at No Wasted Ink. This week I have a smorgasbord of general writing tips and an interesting article from Tor about the women of Star Wars you shouldn’t miss.  Be well! And enjoy. 

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Urban Fantasy

Weather as Setting

3 Tips To Creating A Time Bomb Plot Device

Real books are back. E-book sales plunge nearly 20%

Taking Short Stories Seriously

Women are the Champions of the Rebellion Now

Easy Blogging for Authors: 10 Tips for a Successful Author Blog

How to Know When Your Creative Work is Finished

How to Write Funny

Wounded: Why Pain & Wounds are Vital for Fiction

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Happy Monday! As Nanowrimo winds down and those last frantic words are added to this year’s project file, I found that my reading interest wandered more into being productive, libraries, and about diversity in our stories.  Enjoy.

Why We Need More Thematically-Pertinent Female Protagonists

Successful People & Habits for Life Changing Results

Writing And Selling Radio Plays And Audio Dramas

Be Productive, Persistent, and Professional

6 Things to Consider Before Writing a Series

Five Famous Writers Who Stood Up To Write

Amy Tan on Writing and the Secrets of Her Past

The Important Emotional Labor of Librarians Most People Never Think About

What’s a Library to Do? On Homelessness and Public Spaces

“DIVERSITY IN PUBLISHING” DOESN’T EXIST—BUT HERE’S HOW IT CAN

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of Writers Links.  For a change, I focused more on general writing tips than other subjects.  There are plenty of good reads here for you to sample.  Enjoy the week and for my fellow Americans, a happy Thanksgiving to you as well.

HOW I DO IT: ANNE RICE ON WRITING TECHNIQUE

Writing Stories with Disabled Characters

4 Ways to Prevent Formulaic Story Structure

NaNoWriMo: Training to GO Pro and STAY Pro

Writing Tips: 5 Self-Editing Essentials to Give Your Manuscript a Solid Foundation

Cutting Open the Sausage: A Hard Look at Rewriting

How to Write Thrilling Action Scenes

SECRETS OF THE BOOK DESIGNER: CREATING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING

How Long Is Writing Supposed to Take?

Writing Insights Part One: Becoming a Writer

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Happy Monday!  I hope you are all enjoying Nanowrimo if you are a writer.  November is a special month for me.  I enjoy the change of season and the preparation for an American Thanksgiving feast.  This week’s links are more about the community of being a writer, but there are general writing tips in there too.  I hope you like this week’s offering.

COPING WITH READING GUILT IN 7 EASY STEPS

The Clothes Behind the Books: How to Dress Like a Writer

a story about piracy

“Unbury the Future”: Martha Wells’ Full Speech from the 2017 World Fantasy Awards

HOW DO I PITCH TO A PUBLICATION?

How to Write Horses Wrong: 8 Red Flags

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 63: Purple Prose

Mary Sue & Why Readers Hate Her

Writing By Design: A New Way To Envision Storytelling

Want To Win NaNoWriMo This Year? 7 Tips On Writing And Productivity