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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksAll week long, I scour the web to find interesting articles to read about the craft of writing.  The ones that I find most interesting are the ones that I share with you every Monday.  I hope you  enjoy this selection. 

Calm Out of Chaos: Organizing Your Hard Drive, or, How to Save What’s Left of Your Hair

Authors, Get Thee to Social Media: Explaining the Rise and Rise of YA Books

Why I’m Going Back to My Maiden Name

Writing Short and Long Fiction with Beth Cato

FICTION AND THE JOY OF RESEARCH

Everything You Need to Know About Writing a 3rd-Person POV

How to Make Boring Story Parts Exciting

How To Reach Niche Audiences

Working Without Distractions in Scrivener

If You Want to be A Writer, You Should be Watching TV. Here’s Why.

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links.  As usual, there are plenty of general writing articles to read, but I also made a point to find ones concerning science fiction and fantasy writing.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing: #1… Can’t Get Indie Books into Bookstores

10 Common Mistakes I See in Epic Fantasy Writing

The Drafts Your Novel Needs (and Why You Probably Won’t Use a Single Word of Your First Draft!)

Nietzsche’s Ten Rules for Writers

Media Kits for Writers: A Beginner’s Guide

Realistic Astronomy in Science Fiction

WRITE WHAT YOU SORT OF KNOW

How to Write Scenes Your Readers Will Rave About

Amazing Cake Illustration Process From Up-and-Coming Children’s Book Writer/Illustrator Akiko White

How Strong is Your Dialogue? How to Fix Common Dialogue Problems

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksWelcome back to another Monday of Writer’s Links here on No Wasted Ink.  This week I have a nice grab bag of general writing tips, one of which by James Scott Bell.  There is a YouTube video about Mary Sues as related to Star Wars and an interesting tutorial and explanation of Observational Journaling.  Enjoy!

Imagining your future projects is holding you back

How Writers Ruin Their Amazon Links

SCREAM IT UNTIL THEIR EARS BLEED: PAY THE WRITERS

How to Find a Niche Audience

How to write An Observation Journal Entry

7 Secrets That a Publisher Will Not Tell You About Publishing Your Book

Do You Have to Suffer to Write?

Top 10 Things To Consider When Choosing A Publisher With The Same Care As A Jane Austen Heroine Chose A Husband

YOUTUBE: Mary Sue & Star Wars – Rey, Rogue One’s Jyn Erso – DEFINITION & REVIEW

How to Weave a Message Without Pummeling Your Readers

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week I’ve gone far afield from my usual sources in article selection.  There are many good ones about the craft of writing and publishing.  I especially enjoyed the one about writing critique groups.  I hope you enjoy this selection as much as I did.

Creating videos for your blog or your book

The Metrics of Writing

Scientists Have Published A List Of The 50 Most Misused Phrases In Their Field

Engineering a Fiction Series

Dazzling With Language in Stories

How Heroism is in the Eye of the Beholder

The Real Reason We Want to Be Published

The Key to Criteria-Driven Story Development

The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine

10 Tips For Taking Feedback On Your Writing (And How To Trust It, Too!)

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksMy article surfing was not directed this week as the past few weeks have been.  I did happen on a few general writing articles that I thought would be of interest.  I hope you like them.

Writers are not lazy

A JAPANESE AI PROGRAM JUST WROTE A SHORT NOVEL, AND IT ALMOST WON A LITERARY PRIZE

When is a Book “Out of Print”?

5 Tips to Sustain You in the Query Trenches

HANDWRITING VS COMPUTER WRITING

Seven Things Writers Need to Do When Self-Publishing

50 Words with Alternative Spellings

Theodore Roosevelt’s Advice on Reading

The Art of Finding Ideas

Five Steps to a Successful Book Signing