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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome back to another writers links here at No Wasted Ink.  This week there are writing tips as usual, but I found a few good resource articles and one on the benefits of journaling that I feel are worth taking a look at.  Enjoy your week!

17 of the Most Devious Sci-Fi and Fantasy Villains

The Importance of Good Fantasy Art

Big Brother is Watching: Surveillance Technology and Privacy

Is Science Fiction Bad For Us?

The 3 Acts of a Writer’s Life–Or How Your Age Affects Your Writing

Making A Living At Writing

The Hack’s Guide to Writing while the Kids are at Home

No Secrets. No Gimmicks. No Short Cuts. A Writer’s Guide to Patience, Practice, and Persistence

My Journal in the Days of COVID

Marathons, Sprints, and Pounces: 3-Tiered Approach to Book Launches

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday! This week’s top ten list of writing links are a variable selection of general writing tips mixed in with scifi and fantasy genre specific articles. I hope you enjoy them.

How ‘Horta-nomics’ can save Star Trek’s socialist utopia from the horrors of the dilithium mines

10 Amazing Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books by Women

Teaching Shakespeare Under Quarantine

Touching Your Audience Deeply through Viewpoint

When Book Collaborations Go Bad

Pencil Leaners

The Power of Pronouns

Does Your Story Really Need That Extra POV Character?

Writing Characters with Trauma

Freewrite: How to Write About Traumatic Events Without Adding More Trauma

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday!  Welcome back to No Wasted Ink Top Ten Writers Links.  I find these links when I surf the web in my normal reading and select ones that I feel would be of general interest to my fellow writers.  I hope you enjoy them!

Prophets, Preachers, and Parasites in Fantasy

8 Ways to Unblock Your Scene’s Potential

Need a Good Book Editor? Top Up-to-Date Recommendations

Perilous Work: Writing Cliffhangers

Six Character Archetypes for Love Interests

The Antithesis Method: A Simple Solution to Getting Unstuck in a Scene

How to Become a Self-Published Author

Is Your Story A Bit Lazy? 5 Ways to Improve the Action in your Story

Why book prizes matter more than ever

A Wrinkle in Time

No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome to No Wasted Inks Writers Links.  A top-ten list of writing craft articles that I personally found to be interesting and useful.  I hope you will enjoy them too.

Solving the Alphasmart Dana’s Insatiable Appetite for AA Batteries…

Bringing Stories to Life: The World of Science Fiction and Fantasy Model Building

Breaking Through Writer’s Block

Why Not Poetry, Too?

Critique: 7 Possible Hooks for Your Opening Chapter

Ask Yourself Why

Seven Reasons It’s Definitely Okay to Neglect Storytelling Rules

Map Building for Fantasy Writers

3 Ways to Differentiate Your Characters

WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Creating Compelling Openings

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday!  Welcome back to more top-ten articles on the craft of writing and writer-related topics.  I hope you are having a productive spring with your writing.  I know that I’ve been finding my groove, but with the coming of summer the hot temperatures I have a feeling that it may not last. I look forward to cold drinks and hot BBQ as the days lengthen and go by.  Enjoy the articles!

Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet

Brother EP-22 (versus Brother EP-20)

One Track Mind for Writing Tools and Apps

How to Ask for Things

How to Recover From Reader’s Block

What is a Folk Custom?

How to Name Characters in Fantasy

Break the Lego House and Start Over (Or: Writing With Kids at Home)

Five Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know

How to Set Up Online Webinars and Meetings