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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


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


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

Welcome to No Wasted Ink Writers Links. Below are ten articles about the craft of writing or topics of interest to science fiction or fantasy readers for your enjoyment. So pour yourself a nice cuppa tea and sit back. There is interesting reading ahead.

In Search of the MacGuffin

The Secret Language of Vikings

How to Use Failure in Your Story

Avatars of the Divine: Gods Living Among the Ancients

9 Time Management Tips For Writers

Regarding Readership—My New Take

Don’t Give Your Readers a Reason to Reject your Novel

Audiobook Publishing and Distribution: Getting Started Guide for Authors

The Dilemma of the Prolific Writer

Making It Different – Pushing Genre Boundaries in Fantasy

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday! Welcome back to writer’s link day here on No Wasted Ink. This set are mainly writing tip articles, but there is a nice poetry prompt list that I wanted to share with you as well. I hope you find the articles as interesting as I did. Enjoy.

Pace Your Prose — Three Thoughts on Timing

Futuristic First Aid: High-tech Wound Care

Lovecraft’s Notes On Writing Weird Fiction

Thoughts on How to Be Critical of Stories in a Way That Makes a Difference

Emotional Truths, Insights, And Emotions Are Key To A Great Novel

Key Ways to Adding Depth to Any Setting: Resources & Tips

The Four Essentials of an Effective Character Arc

Taking it Scene by Scene: The “Middle Level” of Writing

Becoming a Multigenre Writing Master

100 Poetry Prompts