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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

No Wasted Ink Writers Links


As we come to the final deadline for Nanowrimo, I thought I’d post a few links to writing articles to help inspire you. Keep up the good work and I wish you all success with your Nano projects! Good luck.

9 Things Every Debut Author Learns

How to Make Your Character’s Choices More Difficult

Using Conflict to Build Tension

Fight Scenes: Deep Cover & How to Write the Good Fight

The Importance of Commas, Meter, and Reading Aloud for the Fiction Writer

7 Simple Social Media Tips for Successful Authors

The Half-life of Verbs

How to Use Real People in Your Writing Without Ending Up in Court

Writing my Way Through Trauma

How to Write Faster: 8 Tips to Improve Your Writing Speed

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome to the top ten writing links from No Wasted Ink. This time the links are mainly writing craft. Just the thing for those of you braving Nanowrimo this month. I hope you like the links!

Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contest 2020 and 2021 Winners

Teleportation in Science Fiction

6 Questions to Help You Avoid Repetitive Scenes

Alchemy of Place: How to Create Tension Through Your Story’s Setting and Atmosphere

Market Your Novel with Character Interviews

Firearms: The Writer’s Guide to “Knowing Your Weapon!”

How Useful Are Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing?

What Are Pinch Points and Where Do They Go?

Writers: How to Tell the Future

Three Aspects of “Revision:” Reworking, Refining, and Revisioning

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome to No Wasted Ink’s writer’s links. Below are the top-ten links to articles about the craft of writing, science fiction/fantasy genre, and poetry. This week I was heavy into reading abou craft, and therefore these links reflect that. I hope you enjoy them!

2021 SFPA Poetry Contest Winners

Level Up: Think Like a Teacher

Why Fantasy Should Seem Real

Disney, you must bring the Captain America musical to Avengers Campus

Like Learning to Ride A Horse

On the Kind of Fiction Called Morbid

Can Self Or Hybrid Publishing Land You On The Best-Seller List?

How Far is Too Far With a Pseudonym?

Hacking: The Secret Spice of Modern Storytelling

The Problem With Multiple Viewpoints

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday! It is time for another batch of writer’s links from No Wasted Ink. This week I have a great lot of writing tips for you to review. I hope you find them as useful as I did. Enjoy!

5 Reasons Tech Can’t Replace Editors

Why Practice Gets Us Closer To Perfect

5 Times It’s Okay to Write Just for Fun

Haiku…an Introduction

Brave New Writing & Learning to Think Outside the Book

Which Descriptive Details Are Excessive to Readers?

A Writer’s Senses Working Overtime

Warning to Writers: You Won’t See This New Publishing Scam Coming

How to Format Your Manuscript for a Designer or Publisher

Don’t be too easy on your characters

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome back to No Wasted Ink’s top-ten articles about writing with a science fiction and fantasy bent. This week I found many great articles for you to review. Enjoy!


Search Engine Optimization for Novelists

Multiverses in Science Fiction

Guaranteed Success Strategy!

A Checklist for In-Person Book Events

Two Important Points for Writers

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

How Can Writers Make Description Evocative?

Writing Neurodivergent Characters in Fantasy

How Much Do I Need To Describe My Character’s Appearance?

The 411 on Writing Retreats