Writing Links…10/24/16

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Writing Links in the 3s and 5…10/24/16

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2016/10/18/busy-busy-busy/ A course in horror.
  2. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/10/what-is-fantasy-and-why-do-we-write-it.html Why do you pick up a fantasy novel?
  3. https://www.sfwa.org/2016/10/horses-not-machines-writing-steeds-fantasy-fiction/ Tips on equines.

 

MG/YA:

 

Scary:

  1. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-115-john-f-d-taff-on-dialogue-full-time-writing-and-emotional-horror/ Bram Stoker award winning author.
  2. http://blog.karenwoodward.org/2014/06/17-ways-to-write-terrifyingly-good.html Give them a reason to do something stupid—something like worrying about their dog outside.
  3. https://dayswiththeundead.com/2016/10/19/howtosurvivethezombieapocalypse-bakingsoda/ Need deodorant?

 

Mysteries/Thrillers:

  1. https://killzoneblog.com/2016/10/add-a-character-up-your-word-count.html For Nano or the middle of your novel.
  2. http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2016/10/20/tee-morris-five-things-i-learned-about-my-writing-career-while-running-a-half-marathon/ Finish the book.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novellas:

  1. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2016/10/15/ravens-game-part-15-horror-halloween-thriller/ The horror is escalating!!
  2. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2016/10/19/the-paranormal-bar-and-grille/ Stories to check out.

 

Indie:

  1. https://janefriedman.com/9-tips-to-building-the-book-cover-design-you-always-wanted/ Put great reviews on the cover.
  2. https://silverthreading.com/2016/10/18/how-to-perfect-your-storytelling-arc-5-tips-now-novel/ Plan that storytelling arc using the 5ws.
  3. https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2016/10/book-promotion-do-this-not-that-october-2016/ Book stores should be contacted six months in advance.

 

Craft:

  1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2016/10/16/got-a-personal-story-to-tell-should-you-make-it-into-a-novel/
  2. http://www.magicalwords.net/gail-martin/67-posts-so-far-100-sci-fifantasy-authors-share-personal-stories-about-depression-ptsd-for-holdontothelight/ Mental health awareness.
  3. https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/10/19/finish-nanowrimo-plan-to-succeed-with-the-tools-to-get-there/ A toolkit to help.
  4. http://www.parajunkee.com/2016/10/19/prepper-tips-mia-bishop/ Survivor items.
  5. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2016/10/settings-contain-emotional-value/ Which emotions are at play in your scene?

 

 

 

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