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Happy Monday! It is time for the top-ten writing articles from No Wasted Ink. I admit, I needed to surf twice as long for articles this week. Writers were taking a vacation or doing holiday related articles for the most part and I wanted to find things with more useful content. I found a good batch and I hope you’ll enjoy them.


International Interactions with Tolkien – A Roundtable

Breaking Into Publishing Isn’t Easy, but if You’re Not in America, It’s Even Harder

Writing Goals: Clearing Your Path For Creativity In The New Year

Why Book Reviews Are Important and Where to Find Them

How to Write When You’re Not Writing

Five Unnecessary World Additions in Popular Stories

How to Write a Compelling Antihero

2022 Publishing Predictions

Journals adopt AI to spot duplicated images in manuscripts

Trusting the Reader

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No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome to No Wasted Ink’s top-ten writing articles as selected from my general surfing of the world wide web. I love to read writing articles to help me keep up with what is going on in the writing community and to learn new tips to improve my writing. I select the best ten from those and share them here with you. Enjoy.

On Trauma-Informed Writing

Mythic Structure: Refusal of the Call to Adventure

How Symbolism Adds Depth to a Story

Amazon Keywords And Atticus For Writing And Book Formatting With Dave Chesson

Nicola Barker is Our Great Post-Punk Novelist

Words Without Borders: Kaaps Writings From South Africa

When—and Whether—to Hire a Developmental Editor

4 Lessons Learned from Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg

Build mysteries around whether characters will succeed or fail

Independent Publishing: Off The Beaten Path

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No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Happy Monday! Welcome to the No Wasted Ink top-ten writing article round-up. As I surf the web, I look for articles that interest me as a writer and then share them here on the blog with all of you. This week I found many with writing tips, marketing help for authors and other topics of interest. I hope you get as much from them as I did. Enjoy.

Guest Posting Best Practices for Serious Writers

Why Writing Second Person POV Appeals To Marginalized Writers

Your Massively Transformative Purpose

What Can You Get Away With In Fiction?

Using Magnets to Attract Readers

Talk is Cheap: Harness the True Power of Dialogue

Keeping Readers Happy With Your Novel Series

When Are You Ready for Professional Editing?

Short Stories As The Basis To An Award-Winning Author Career With Alan Baxter

Uses for Scrivener Beyond the Manuscript

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No Wasted Ink Writers Links


As we come to the final deadline for Nanowrimo, I thought I’d post a few links to writing articles to help inspire you. Keep up the good work and I wish you all success with your Nano projects! Good luck.

9 Things Every Debut Author Learns

How to Make Your Character’s Choices More Difficult

Using Conflict to Build Tension

Fight Scenes: Deep Cover & How to Write the Good Fight

The Importance of Commas, Meter, and Reading Aloud for the Fiction Writer

7 Simple Social Media Tips for Successful Authors

The Half-life of Verbs

How to Use Real People in Your Writing Without Ending Up in Court

Writing my Way Through Trauma

How to Write Faster: 8 Tips to Improve Your Writing Speed

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No Wasted Ink Writers Links


Welcome to the top ten writing links from No Wasted Ink. This time the links are mainly writing craft. Just the thing for those of you braving Nanowrimo this month. I hope you like the links!

Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contest 2020 and 2021 Winners

Teleportation in Science Fiction

6 Questions to Help You Avoid Repetitive Scenes

Alchemy of Place: How to Create Tension Through Your Story’s Setting and Atmosphere

Market Your Novel with Character Interviews

Firearms: The Writer’s Guide to “Knowing Your Weapon!”

How Useful Are Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing?

What Are Pinch Points and Where Do They Go?

Writers: How to Tell the Future

Three Aspects of “Revision:” Reworking, Refining, and Revisioning