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No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday! My top ten list of articles for writers is hot off the press. This week I chose general writing subjects, not so much focusing on scifi or fantasy genre as I usually do. Sometimes it is good to break things up. I hope you enjoy this week’s selection.

The Half-Wild Muse: On Writers and Their Cats

How to describe a character

Five Lies Writers Believe

Another Person’s Words: Poetry Is Always the Speaker

How Stanley Kubrick Staged the Moon Landing

This Tiny Traveling Bookstore Wanders the French Countryside

‘Close’ Proximity, ‘End’ Result, and More Redundant Words to Delete From Your Writing

Why Editing Matters

Haiku Remix Game: A Fun Poetry Game

7 Innovative Journaling Techniques You’ll Want to Try

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome back to another top ten writing craft links by No Wasted Ink.  I have a nice grab bag of general craft links for you, plus a few science fiction related links.  Enjoy!

The Lure of the Writing Template: Why Filling in the Blanks Doesn’t Work

Fiction Addiction: How Great Storytellers Put the “Meth” into “Method”

Foodbuilding as Worldbuilding — Creating Fantasy Cuisines

How To Survive A Conference Even If You’re An Introvert

Writing the Ending: Tying Up All the Loose Ends

Be Careful, or You’ll End Up in My Novel

Sifting through Mythology: Finding the Grains of Your Story

5 Ways to Ensure Readers Don’t Abandon Your Book

The History of Women in Sci-Fi Isn’t What You Think

Heinlein’s Juveniles vs. Andre Norton’s Young Adult Novels

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday everyone.  I hope you enjoy this week’s writer link offerings, several of which are writer’s life related in addition to general writing tips.

Writing In Medias Res

Six Stories That Focus Too Much on Side Characters

Fantasy Unlocked: How to Get Teens Started with Writing Fantasy

Goal-Oriented Storytelling: Tension

Writing Tips: 5 Ways to Avoid Plot Holes In Your Novel

How to Prep for Outdoor Book and Author Events

How to Make Tough Feedback Work for You

Writing Characters with Personality

Using Story Tropes to Subvert Reader Expectations

Rogue Characters: The Secret to Compelling Fiction

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Welcome back to another Monday of writing links here on No Wasted Ink.  There is plenty here to entertain or inform you about the craft of writing. I hope you enjoy this week’s selection. I apologize for not having a links post last week, but I was away at a science fiction convention for a week and between the trip and prepping for the event, I missed a few posts here on No Wasted Ink. I’m doing my best to get back on track for you.

Confessions of a Book Reviewer

Staying Positive After a Rejection

Lessons From the Writing of The Name of the Wind

Your Bones Are Showing: Too Little Story, Too Many Problems

5 Writing “Life Lessons” from an Empty Nester Author

How to Get Started with a WordPress Author Website

Revising Your Manuscript in Scrivener

Mind Mapping: A Pantser’s Path to Planning

Using Side Characters to Support a Story

Is Blogging Dead or Alive in 2019?

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Happy Monday!  It is time for another top ten articles about the craft of writing. As usual, I have a nice mix of general writing tips sprinkled with articles about the science fiction genre.  I hope you enjoy them!

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

How to Get a Book Published: Your Guide to Getting Published

Learning to Fish: the Under-Labor of Writing


Let No Good Tension Go Unstretched

Writing for Voice First Devices

Building a Democracy in Your Fantasy World

Weaving a Romantic Thread

Story Goals: Are They Slowing Your Story’s Pace?

Book Marketing: How To Sell More Books At Author Events