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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday!  Welcome back to more top-ten articles on the craft of writing and writer-related topics.  I hope you are having a productive spring with your writing.  I know that I’ve been finding my groove, but with the coming of summer the hot temperatures I have a feeling that it may not last. I look forward to cold drinks and hot BBQ as the days lengthen and go by.  Enjoy the articles!

Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet

Brother EP-22 (versus Brother EP-20)

One Track Mind for Writing Tools and Apps

How to Ask for Things

How to Recover From Reader’s Block

What is a Folk Custom?

How to Name Characters in Fantasy

Break the Lego House and Start Over (Or: Writing With Kids at Home)

Five Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know

How to Set Up Online Webinars and Meetings

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome to No Wasted Ink’s top ten writing articles. As I comb the internet for interesting articles to read, I like to save some of the best ones to compile into my link posts. This time there are plenty of articles about writing craft that I hope you’ll favor. Enjoy!

Worldbuilding The Other

Building Temeraire: How Novik Included Diversity and Justice in a Historical Setting

History for Fantasy Writers: Bank on It

Maximize Productivity with Speech-To-Text Software

5 Reasons Our Characters Need to Fail

How to Publish an Ebook: A 9-Step Guide for Success

Will Fantasy Ever Let Black Boys Like Me Be Magic?

On Inventing the Past from a 21st Century Perspective, and Inventing the Present for Future Generations

In Defense Of The “Modern” Adaptation

7 Powerful Lessons From 7 Legendary Writers

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome to another Monday of writers. This week I was taking a long look at world-building since I’m working on a new setting for a novella and was searching for new ideas on making a more vibrant world. I hope you enjoy the selection.

What is a curse?

Plants in World-building: Cacao Case Study

Writing for beginners… a few thoughts

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A “PLOTLESS” NOVEL, DAMN IT

15 Productive Tasks You Can Still Do Even When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

IN PURSUIT OF THAT LOOOONG CAREER

Enemy Without a Face: When Dealing With a Different Sort of ‘Villain’

Should I Publish My Story Online in Sections?

How to Describe a Location You’ve Never Visited

Scrivener Quick Tips: A Roundup of Handy Features

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome back to No Wasted Ink’s writer links.  This set is mainly general writing tips meant to help you up your writing game.  Advice for characters, conflict, and dialog abound here.  I hope you find them as useful as I did.

Writing Unlikeable Characters Readers Will Root For

Creativity vs. the Ego (Or, the Value of Unpublishable Stories)

Scene Writing is Where the Fun Happens

Six Tips for Avoiding Repetitive Conflict

Why All Writers Need A Structural Toolbox

How The 12-Week Year Can Help You Write Your Novel

sounds of silence: When writer’s block strikes

Change Your Author Blog into an Author Website

6 Common Dialogue Mistakes

Writing When You’re Not Writing

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday!  Welcome to another top ten writing links from No Wasted Ink.  This time the majority of the articles are craft related, ones that will get you thinking about the writing and publishing process.  I hope you find them useful!  Enjoy.

Clueless Advice People Give New Writers: 10 Things to Ignore

3 Unique Research Methods for Identifying Small Publishers

How to choose a book title

What is a Charm?

Can You Learn Good Storytelling From A Bad Writer?

5 Questions About How to Balance Multiple POVs in Your Story

Building a Writing Community and Magazine

Write Tight

Recording an Audio Version of Your Story

How I Trick My Panster Brain into Plotting