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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Good Monday to you all!  This week’s writer’s links focus on general writing tips, science fiction books and a little about writing poetry.  Pour yourself your favorite beverage and have a seat.  Time for some interesting articles, at least in my opinion!

Immersive POV

Handwriting

2016 Locus Recommended Reading List

An Assignment from W.H. Auden’s 1956 Poetry Class

CRISPR-Cas: Editing Life in Science Fiction

How to Outline a Series of Bestselling Books

Unpacking the “Character-Driven” Story—How to Make Your Story Sizzle

Pacing and Momentum in Revision

The Joy of Writing Whatever the Heck You Want

How to Write With a Teen Voice

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome to the Monday Writer’s Links! This week my surfing took me to places about poetry, journaling, and working with bookstores. I hope you like them! 

Poet: I can’t answer questions on Texas standardized tests about my own poems

Giving Up and Giving In

Creating Characters, The Complete Guide

Writing and the Power of Association

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR LOCAL BOOKSTORE

When the Passion Fades (aka, when authors fall out of love with their characters)

What Prompts You To Journal?

Fictional Textbook? No, Thanks

Word Count for Novels and Children’s Books: The Definitive Post

COMICS AREN’T JUST FOR THE BOYS: GIRL POWER

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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As I was rambling around the internet this past week, I happened on several great writing articles.  I hope you like them too!  Some are of interest to science fiction authors, others to the hazards of book sales. A different grab bag this week, to be sure.

FORGET AMAZON RANKINGS AND JUST WRITE!

How to Brainstorm: Give Your Brain Free Rein

Things You Should Know When Querying Agents

What’s it Like to Live on Another Planet?

Things you were taught at school that are wrong

What’s the Good Word?

Frank Herbert: The Meaning of Success

Epic Intimacy and Point of View

You Can Write a Best-Seller and Still Go Broke

Cheryl Strayed Was $85,000 in Debt When Her Memoir Wild Got Published

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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Welcome back to another Monday of links here on No Wasted Ink.  This week I have plenty of regular writing tips, but also a few about marketing your books that should be helpful.  I hope you like them!  See you next week!

WHEN A MEMOIR MAY NOT REALLY BE ONE

3 Things to Do if Your Antagonist Is Taking Over Your Story

10 Tips For Writing Short Stories That Sell

It’s All About the Face: Creating Character Images That Work

18 Ideas for a Successful Book Launch

How to Write a Great Villain

Tips for Weaving Romance into Your Novel

Why My Novels Sucked — And What I Did About It

Dreams – journalling and interpretation

13 Rules For Using Commas Without Looking Like An Idiot

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

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This week, the writer’s links are going back to general writing tips.  There are some great articles this week.  My particular favorite is one from the Creative Penn about how to put a bit of “British” into your characters!  Just the thing for you steampunk writers out there.  I hope you have fun with them!

THE POSITIVE EFFECTS OF WRITING ON YOUR HEALTH

A New Way to Think About Scene Structure

FINISH THAT NOVEL—Tips to Help You Go the Distance

Making British Characters Realistic as an American Writer … and Vice Versa

Diving into Writer’s Block

Roundelay Poems

Literary Style in Storytelling

How to Write Unforeseen Events in Your Novels

Which Jung Archetype Best Describes You?