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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksI always enjoy sharing my surfing results with you all each and every Monday.  This week I have a couple of good articles about writing, blogging, and revision.  I hope you enjoy them.

My Dad Reads ‘Wuthering Heights’ For The First Time

Hate the Editing Stage of Writing? Check Out These Helpful Tools

Formatting Your Book With Scrivener


How to Make Conflict the Engine That Drives Your Story

An Experiment in Fostering Creative Flow

Blogging Authors, Ignore the Rules! 9 Tips for a Successful Author Blog

How to Transform Your Story With a Moment of Truth

Tips for Creating Voice in Your Writing


No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links.  This week I have a few general writing articles for you, but also one about a common problem that afflicts women of a certain age that would be interesting fodder for a story.  While the data-mining story is a little technical, I feel it has relevant information for us writers.  I hope you find the articles interesting!

8 Tips for Editing Other Writers’ Work

Are Flashbacks Fizzling Your Fiction? Time as a Literary Device

Going Beyond the Default in Your Worldbuilding


It’s Frustratingly Rare to Find a Novel About Women That’s Not About Love

Resetting Your Creativity

Jaime Lannister and Sympathetic Monsters: A look at a Master

How to Get Book Reviews: 10 Tricks for Getting Your Book Reviewed by a Book Blogger

7 Things Professional Writers Know That Amateurs Don’t

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksMonday’s are my favorite posting days because I love to share my internet wanderings with you all.  This week features plenty of general writing articles that caught my eye.  Some for beginners and some for more advanced authors.  Enjoy!

How to Plot a Book: Start With the Antagonist

Symbolism & Setting—The Perfect Marriage

Building A Story Garden: The Power Of Settings In Fiction

How To Write 50,000 Words In A Month With Grant Faulkner

Are Libraries the New Bookstores?

Typography Aficionados Still Not Happy With Kindle Fonts

Are you a ‘reader’ when listening to an audiobook? Yes, of course.

Nearly 400 Publishers Have Applied for Medium’s Plan to Help Them Make Money

Alan Moore Advises New Writers to Self-Publish Because Big Publishers Suck

The Hidden Messages of Colonial Handwriting

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksHappy Fourth of July and welcome to another installment of No Wasted Ink’s writer’s links.  I have a nice selection of writing articles for you all and I hope that they prove to be as much interest to you as they were for me.  Have a safe and sane Independence Day!

Against the Cult of Travel, or What Everyone Gets Wrong About the Hobbit

The Art of Video Game Writing


Scrivener: a Great Tool for Professional Bloggers

5 Secrets of Complex Supporting Characters

Are You Botching Your Dialogue?

Making your Character Shine From Page One

Writing Lesbian Fiction With Clare Lydon

What Are You Really Saying? (The Use of Subtext)

A Less Lonely Way to Get More Writing Done

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another day of No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links! Being a science fiction and fantasy author, I was looking at articles that pertain to my favorite genre. Be sure to check out the one about China’s Science Fiction Awards if you haven’t heard of it yet. As usual, io9 is on top of things all things sci-fi! There are also plenty of general writing articles to keep you busy this week. Until the next one, enjoy!

Read science fiction – Our global crisis simulator

How to Harness the Dark Side of Your Impact Character

The Chinese Government is Setting Up Its Own Major Science Fiction Award

Making Fiction Come Alive! Using the Senses for Maximum Impact

New Report States the Obvious: Indie Authors a Threat to Legacy Publishers

How to Write Like the Buddha

A Messy, Liberating Guide to Journal Writing

Why You Need to Know the Difference Between Revision and Copyediting

Book Pirates—ARRGH! Have Pirates Stolen your Book or Blog?

The Truth About Natural-Born Talent