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After last week’s wandering off the trail, I am back to finding regular writing articles for you.  Please enjoy this mix of writing tips, science fiction research, and a cool article about creating maps for your fantasy stories.  Enjoy!

Creating a Fantasy Map

How to Write a Killer Book Introduction


Space Bugs: Writing Microbes in Outer Space

Don’t Write Scenes–Write Images

Better Book Descriptions in 3 Easy Steps

How to Write a Story from the Ending: Twisted Path to Mind-Blowing End

Want Memorable Characters? Focus on the Little Things

Upstaged by Backstory: Are You Writing the Wrong Novel?

Terry Goodkind Wants Everyone to Know How Much He Hates His New Novel’s Cover Art

No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome back!  I apologize for going a bit astray this week.  I found plenty of writing-related articles that I found very interesting, but few of them are general writing tips.  I hope you’ll indulge me this one time.  Enjoy!

We Need to Destroy the “Strong Female Character”


Incident at a Mausoleum: A True Story

4 Book Promotion Strategies That No Longer Work

Self Publishing with CreateSpace

Sleeps With Monsters: Where Are the SFF Stories About Pregnancy and Child-rearing?

The Connection Between Writing and Sleep

Typeface based on the calligraphy from the Lithuanian declaration of independence

Why the Composition Book

A Timeslippy Review of the Quickpad Pro

No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome to another Monday of Writers Links here at No Wasted Ink.  As usual, I have plenty of general writing tips for you to look through, along with a couple of science fiction and historical fiction articles of interest.  Pour yourself the caffeinated beverage of your choice and have a read.  I hope you find the topics interesting.

Tubes of Thunder: The Medieval Cannon

The Write Way

Young writer making big exploits

How to Achieve A Visually Attractive Twitter Feed

Ask the Authors: A Look at the Writing Process

Do I Need A Business License To Self Publish My Book?

We visited Amazon and Barnes & Noble bookstores to see who does it better — and the winner is clear

Learning about character introductions with Star Wars – The Last Jedi

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

How to Write Black Characters (when You are Not Black)

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links


Happy Monday!  This week I have ten new writing links that are sure to please.  Most are general writing tips, but there are a few that will aid your writing research.  Pour yourself a cup of joe and sit back for some good reading.  Let me know which your favorites are. 

Nursing Misconceptions in Fiction

4 (Possible) Reasons Why We Write

Don’t Let Your Dialogue Stray From Your Characters

How to Banish Interruptions from Your Writing Time

Is Your Novel All Premise and No Plot?

Talking About Writing Income, or Not

How to kill off your characters without even trying

Why Do I Need an MFA? THIS….exactly this

Write The Book, Save The World

From 2000 to 300—Why You’re Writing Too Much

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links


Welcome back to No Wasted Ink this fine Monday.  I have ten new writerly articles for you to enjoy this week.  There are general writing tips, writing lifestyle and a few research articles on topics science fiction and fantasy authors will be sure to find useful.

7 Literary Mashups We Need Somebody to Write Right Now

How to Schedule Time for an Imaginative Process, Rather Than an Exact Task


Writing a Novel in First Person

How to Write About Biomedical Researchers

The Words That Changed Your Life: Discovering What Made You a Writer

Avoiding Burnout With Strategic Breaks

Structure Matters: Building Great Stories to Endure the Ages

Harness Your Creative Momentum

How to End Writing Interruptions