Writing Links – Best of the web, 3/12-16
Looking for some articles on writing this weekend? Each Friday we’ll bring you the best of the web – so you don’t have to go searching for them!
Have a fantastic weekend! – Laura.
1. Stuck in a Creative Funk? Try These 12 Tricks – GoinsWriter.com
All writers suffer from a writing-block at one point or the other. This doesn’t mean one should get discouraged and give up. There are tips and tricks to get around these obstacles.
2. How to Write With an Accent – TheWritePractice.com
Writers have to be very careful about their spellings, grammar and punctuation but there is an exception. To make characters more realistic, authors often use accents which means getting playful with spellings and punctuation.
3. 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Memoir – TheCreativePenn.com
Writing a memoir is one of the hardest things for even the most experienced authors. It’s easy to fall into the traps of trying to be a hero, or confusing a memoir with an autobiography. Spot the pitfalls and avoid them.
4. The Best Way to Edit, by Tracy Sumner – RomanceUniversity.org
The secret to the best way to edit is that there is no best way to edit. It varies for different people.
Don’t let ADD prevent you from pursuing your writing ambitions. Organize yourself, keep doing what you feel passionate about and don’t worry too much about adhering to a schedule.
6. Shot Through the Heart – Your Story’s Throughline – TerribleMinds.com
A throughline is the string that keeps your story together. It varies and can be based around any element that can be made into a focal point of your book. Learn how to use it effectively.
7. What a Creative Writing Immersion Can Provide – WriteToDone.com
An MFA residency provides wonderful value to creative writers who know how to tap into its full potential. Some tips from a veteran on how to get the best from it.
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