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Welcome to another top ten writing article here on No Wasted Ink.  Each week I select my personal favorites from the sources I regularly read and share them here with you. I hope you find them as interesting as I did. Enjoy.

Fantasy World Building 101: How To Create A Breathing World For Your Fantasy Novel

More Writerly Than Thou

A Whole Different Kind of Time Travel: Andre Norton’s Lavender-Green Magic

Which Scrivener Features Do You Really Need?

Representation in Fiction: How to Write Characters Whose Experiences Are Outside of Your Own

World Building: Why Writers Need to be Sneaky When Building Worlds

How to Find Your Thematic Principle

7 Hard Truths of Working as a Professional Writer

Editing for Authors: 7 Ways to Tighten the Story and Cut Costs

Six Common Villain Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

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Happy April!  It is no fooling that I enjoy sharing my favorite top ten links with you all every Monday.  This week I have a wonderful batch of links for you to enjoy that are mainly writing tips.  Have a great week and try not to prank too many people this April Fool’s Day.

The Ultimate Guide to Book Cover Design

Two Simple Rules of Editing

How to Survive a Trip into the Woods: Key Lessons From Fantasy

Solving the Riddle of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn

No, Really, Why Do You Write?

Vintage Wisdom (Good and Bad): 14 Short Fiction Writing Tips From 1929

7 Writing Mistakes You Probably Don’t Realize You’re Making

New Research Discovers a Formula for Creativity

Plot, Character, and Theme: The Greatest Love Triangle in Fiction

A Short Ride In A Fast Machine

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Happy Monday! It is time for another batch of writers links from No Wasted Ink.  This week I found several great articles about the craft of writing in addition to author marketing advice.  I hope you enjoy the selection.

Pacing and Spacing: The Power Of Artful Paragraphing

Cheap Depictions of Bullying Are Now on Our Hit List

5 Tips To Spice Up Your Amazon Author Profile

Act One: All Setup or Does it Need More?

3 Famous Authors Who Turned Adversity Into Triumph

Storytelling and Stepping Beyond the Veil

How a Strong Character Arc Can Make Readers Love Your Protagonist

Props, a Storytelling Exercise

How to Grow an Email Newsletter Starting from Zero


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Welcome back to another fine Monday of writers links here on No Wasted Ink.  This week I have a nice grab bag of general writing tips for you to enjoy, plus a little bit on poetry.  I hope you like them!

10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story

Decision Fatigue. Writer’s Block. Procrastination. Is There a Link?

Bonding Character and Reader

Optimizing Your Story Ideas for Stronger Engagement

Finding Your Perfect Niche In Fiction

The Difference Between Archetypes, Tropes, and Clichés

Teaching Tips: How To Make Creative Writing Classes More Interesting

Making the Case for Poetry (and for Pillows, Lampposts, and Subways Seats that Speak)

Self-Publishing Audiobooks: Why Should You Consider It?

How to Start Writing Poetry

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Welcome to my top ten writer links!  Each Monday I highlight articles about the craft of writing that I found useful in my weekly surfing of the internet.  I hope you enjoy this bunch.  There are plenty of informative pieces to ponder here.

Writing Contests are Important: How To Tell the Good Ones from the Scams

7 Things Your Character Is Hiding

4 Ways to Boost Your Digital Marketing Strategy

A Little Something Extra

Six Mistakes That Can Kill a Great Plot

3 Tips for Writing Action Scenes

How To Use Your Book Cover To Sell More Books

Twitter Pitch Like You Mean It!

Useful Time Management Hacks Every Writer Should Know

Writing Characters That Are ‘Smarter’ Than You