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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Monday is always our link day here at No Wasted Ink.  I list a top ten of writer-related articles from around the internet that I personally found interesting and hope that you will as well.  This week is mainly general writing tips.  I hope you enjoy reading them.

Can You Start With a Disaster?

4 Things Writers Can Learn From Making a Movie

10 Kinds of Critique Groups that Can Drive you Batty

Make Your Characters Memorable

How “Perfect” Destroys Perfectly Good Stories

How Do You Handle Protagonists Who Kill?

Writers Block: What to Do When You Get Stuck

The Problem With Making The Universe Revolve Around The Main Characters

How to Nail the First Three Pages

THE WEIRDOS OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of writer’s links from No Wasted Ink.  This week I have a nice assortment of general writing tips and a few about the editing process that I found to be above the fold.  I hope you enjoy them!

Branding Your Fiction

WHY WE SHOULD LEARN TO LOVE THE FULL STOP

THE PERSISTENCE OF THE LOGICAL

5 Lessons From a Lost Novel

How to Get the Reviews You Want – Ethically

Do You Really Need Developmental Edits?

Staying Afloat in the Roiling Sea of Books

What to Do When the “Abyss” Stares BACK

Lessons From the Terrible Writing of This Post

History for Fantasy Writers: Millers

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome back to writing links here at No Wasted Ink.  As usual, there are plenty of general writing tips to look through, plus a couple about marketing your books.  Enjoy!

7 Clever Strategies for Harnessing Coincidences in Fiction

Taking Care of Business: The Writer’s Edition

Do You Have Sloppy Writing Habits? (And 4 Things to Do About It)

How to Write a Great Story…in 18 Holes

Fatal Flaws: Why Your Story is Falling Apart & How to Fix It

Five Ways Gods and the Afterlife Change a Fantasy Setting

Distribution: Should You Go Wide or Narrow?

5 Things Re-Editing Your Older Work Can Teach You

Elevator Pitch. Anytime. Anywhere.

How Writing Therapy Can Help You Heal

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of writers links here at No Wasted Ink.  This week is a grab-bag of general writing articles.  As usual, I stay away from raw beginner concepts and try to find concepts that are a bit more intermediate or advanced.  I hope you enjoy them!

Captain Marvel Doesn’t Know She’s On Camera

When Zero Is Greater Than One

Insider Secrets for Indie Authors and Small Presses from Amy Collins of New Shelves Books

Should Beginning Writers Imitate the Greats?

4 Essential Ingredients in Every Powerful Story

9 Pieces of Bad Publishing Advice New Writers Should Ignore

3 Tips for Improving Show, Don’t Tell

Just Write the Story

The Log-Line: Can You Pitch Your ENTIRE Story in ONE Sentence?

Five Tips for Characters That Go Against the Flow

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome to No Wasted Ink Writers Link day.  Every Monday I give a roundup of links that I’ve been surfing this past month that I felt were of a bit more substance or of interest to writers.  I hope you enjoy them.

Self-Doubt is Not Good

3 Writing Techniques Adapted from the Visual Arts

Types of Rhymes in Poetry

When to Use Summary to Move Your Story Along

The Power of a Single Word: 4 Tips for Stronger Writing

Writers and Dreaming

Back to School: Why Great Papers, Essays, and Blogs Need Outlines

Six Sources of Conflict for Your World

The Surprising Things I Learned Writing Fan Fiction

5 Reasons This Is The Best Time To Be A Creator