Writing Links from around the web, 4/16-4/20

Writing Links from around the web, 4/16-4/20

Best Writing Links

There have been some GREAT articles on writing this week. If you are a newbie looking to get published, be sure to read number 6 from Jane Friedman. I’ll be reading the rest on my flight back to Seattle – 12 hours on a plane and I’ll need some good reading material!

Cheerio England, it’s been great. Have a fab weekend, all! – Laura

1.       Best Way to Kick-Start Creativity? Just Write. – Galley Cat

Yeah, that’s right. Stop worrying about writing the best sentence anyone has ever written. Writing is all about revision, proofreading and editing – remember this isn’t your final draft.

2.       How to Start Your Novel – The Write Practice

Don’t try to jump into conflict too soon. Take your time to introduce character and build the plot.

3.       Character Trait Entry: Brave – The Bookshelf Muse

Learn how to write about a “brave” character.

4.       You Can’t Be Published If You Don’t Play – The Artist’s Road

Have a play on words; create a terrible character; have a flawed plot; and only then will you be able to come up with a book publishers can’t wait to get their hands on.

5.       Is Your Character Talking the Talk Instead of Walking the Walk? – Word Play

Are your characters actually doing things or just sitting there talking about doing them?

6.       Writing & Publishing Terminology 101 – Jane Friedman

A glossary of terms every writer serious about getting published needs to know.

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3 thoughts on “Writing Links from around the web, 4/16-4/20

  1. Woot! What an awesome set of links. Thanks for the round-up, and for including us on it!

    Becca @ The Bookshelf Muse

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