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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome to another Monday of links about the craft of writing.  Each week, I surf the net to find new articles to help you learn about the ins and outs of being a writer.  This week are mainly general writing tips to help you work more effectively.  I hope you like them!

3 Ways You Can Create An Effective Journaling Habit

HOW TO COME UP WITH A BOOK TITLE

Find Out When It’s a Good Idea to Use a Made-Up Setting

A Fun Way to Brainstorm Story Ideas

THE UNGLAMOROUS ORDEAL OF RECORDING YOUR OWN AUDIOBOOK

Eight reasons that even a good book is rejected by publishers

Character Arc – The Shapers

7 Reasons To Consider a Study Group for Your Next Book Project

How I Went From Scared Witless to Published Author

Are You Tired of Writing?

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Here we are, Link Day!  This week, No Wasted Ink has a grab bag of articles to help authors figure out how to do their work more effectively from convention tables, podcasting, distribution efforts, and creating relationships with other authors.  This is a fun one and a must read.  Pour your coffee.  Ready.  Set. Read!

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

How to Develop Relationships with Other Writers

Podcasts for SF/F Writers

DISTRIBUTION 101

8 1/2 Tips for How to Write Opening and Closing Lines Readers Will Love to Quote

Tips for busy bibliophiles who have trouble finding time to read

The Engine of Fiction—Meet the Antagonist

How Deep Work Makes You A Better and More Productive Writer

Hand-Selling: How to Kill It at Book and Comic Conventions

WORKING WITH PROJECTS IN SCRIVENER FOR IOS (W/VIDEOS)

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of writer’s links on No Wasted Ink.  This week I have articles about editing, fountain pens, and general writing tips.  I hope you enjoy them!

Fountain Pen Guide For The Left-Handed Writer

20 Deadly Grammatical Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

5 Analog Tools I Can’t Live Without (and Why)

The Other Side of the Desk: What I Learned as a Writer Editing a Lit Mag

Paralyzing Fear and Creative Professions

8 Ways to Write Better SFF

THE ADVANTAGES OF SELF-PUBLISHING

5 Rules for How to Write a Sequel to Your Book

ADVICE FOR YOUNG WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS

The Single Best Way to Become a Mega-Author

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Happy Monday everyone!  It is time for another top 10 of writing links here on No Wasted Ink.  Most of the links are general writing tips this time around, but there is an amusing article about male authors and another one about science fiction writing that I found very interesting.  I hope you do too!  Enjoy.

Proofing, editing and cover art turn great storytelling into a great product

Novel Point of View is NOT Camera Angle

This Hashtag Shows That Male Authors’ Wives Are Unsung Heroes

Storytelling Through Costume: The Woman in White

FACING THE BLANK CANVAS

WRITERS, STOP NOT STARTING! UNDERSTANDING AND BEATING PROCRASTINATION

Are These Filter Words Weakening Your Fiction?

Description: Effective Sensory Impressions

Cheat Sheets For Writing Body Language

Dystopian dreams: how feminist science fiction predicted the future

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links here on No Wasted Ink.  This week I have a nice grab bag of general writing tips and a few literary related essays that might pique your curiosity.  I hope you like them!

Snip Skimming in the Bud: How to be Eloquent and Snappy

5 Subtle Mindset Shifts Proven to Help You Become An A-List Online Writer

A Hard Change Will Do You Good

How to Tell if Criticism is Valid (And What to do About Valid Criticism)

How Being a Defense Attorney Prepared Me for Being a Full-Time Writer

8 Lessons Bookstores Could Learn From Comic Book Stores

Unemployed, Living In A Caravan — And Now, Winner Of A $165,000 Literary Prize

How to Survive the Contest Season/Writing Deadlines

Understanding Crowdfunding as a Self-Publishing Option

Action and Dialogue in Storytelling