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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Happy Monday everyone!  Welcome back to another set of links of interest for writers.  In addition to general writing tips, there are a few articles about marketing yourself as an author and a few on research topics.  I hope you you enjoy them.

Fear of Writing

IN THE GAP BETWEEN WRITER AND READER THE NOVEL COMES TO LIFE

Realistic Knife Fighting

How to Decide Between Plain Prose and Beautiful Prose

Editing is Dying, Grunting Soon to Follow

Platform: What IS It? Why Do Writers Need One?

Essential Marketing Tactics For Children’s Authors

HOW TO FAIL AT WRITING

A Tip for Getting Through Hard-to-Write Scenes

Margaret Atwood on How She Came to Write The Handmaid’s Tale

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome to No Wasted Ink’s writer links.  This week I have a different assortment for your reading.  This week is more about marketing your books, the publishing process and how reading was in the past and how it might be in the future.  I hope you enjoy them!

Visual Thinking

Writing Tips: How Writers Can Use Punctuation To Great Effect

5 Essential Truths You Need to Know about The Path to Publication

Women Were Better Represented in Victorian Novels Than Modern Ones

READING IN VIRTUAL REALITY: THE GOOD AND NOT-SO-GOOD

The Left-Handed Kid

The Other Side of Beatrix Potter

No, In Fact, You Should Not Write For Free

Marketing Beyond Your Book Launch

How to Write and Publish Your First Book 3: Vanquish Self Doubt and Confusion

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Welcome back to No Wasted Ink and our popular Monday Writing Links.  This week I have a nice grab bag of articles about writing, research topics, and the need for real books.  I hope you enjoy them!

Space Bugs: Writing Microbes in Outer Space

The Dangers of Premature Editing: Pruning Our Stories vs. Pillaging Them

Three Ways The Setting Can Steer Your Story’s Plot

9 Tips For Using Fiction Techniques When Writing Memoir

There is No Bad Guy: What to do When Your Antagonist Isn’t a Villain

Why Jewish History Is So Hard to Write

LESSONS FROM WATCHING A CLASSMATE BECOME A FAMOUS AUTHOR

10 LITERARY CLASSICS WE (NOT SO) SECRETLY HATE

Why Young Readers Need Real Books

The 19th-Century “Golden Hours” Convention Brought Young Readers Together to Meet Their Literary Heroes

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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This Monday, I strayed away from only general writing tips and included a few on research topics, marketing, and libraries.  I hope you enjoy the brief change of topic this week.  

Controlling Chapter Lengths in Your Novel

Animal Talk: The Emerging Science of Ethology

Book Clubs – The Human Touch in Marketing

Fizzle or Sizzle? How Genre is Fundamental for Story Success

Deepening Our Story: Theme It Like You Mean It

Why Patience Is A Virtue: Learning To Take Your Time As A New Writer

The Question You Need to Ask for Every Scene

The Disappearance of Books Threatens to Erode Fine Arts Libraries

The Novel Versus the Short Story: A Conversation with Matthew Lansburgh

STOP LOOKING FOR ONE WAR STORY TO MAKE SENSE OF ALL WARS

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

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Here we are on another Monday, so it is time for another batch of writers links here on No Wasted Ink.  Most of the links this week are general writing tips, along with an article about feminism in publishing and one about turning your how-to book into a workbook that I found to be useful.  Enjoy!

How to Spot and Avoid Self-Indulgent Writing

How to Write a Flashback

How to Handle Critiques

How to Write Unforgettable Settings Readers Never Want to Leave

Garlic Breath For Writers (aka, Bad First Pages)

How To Turn Your Non-Fiction Book Into A Workbook

Analyzing Your Novel for Market Value

Publish and Be Damned

Using Third Person vs First Person Novel Narratives

Feminist Presses Are Seizing the Moment