Writing Links in the 3s and 6…1/30/17

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Writer’s Links in the 3s and 6…1/30/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/01/21/goals-achieved-now-what/ Sometimes people don’t understand how difficult this writing job is.
  2. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/be-open-to-inspiration/ Where do you get your ideas? Ask Lovecraft, King, and Collins.
  3. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2010/03/world-building-week-putting-up-walls.html How does religion affect your character? And more questions.

 

MG/YA:

  1. http://middlegrademafia.com/2017/01/25/agent-interview-insights-into-mg-with-essie-white/ Submit your final to avoid the agent losing objectivity.
  2. http://middlegrademafia.com/2017/01/05/mafia-reading-goals-2017/ To be a good writer you have to read.

 

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. https://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/write-on-2017-strengths-and-weaknesses/ Ways to strengthen your writer.
  2. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/writers-are-super-heroes/ Have you used your super powers today?
  3. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/the-beauty-in-the-dull/ Give that bright, shiny idea love and care even when the going gets tough.

 

Christian:

  1. https://stevelaube.com/roundup-some-queries/ Some things to avoid.
  2. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/01/7-tips-for-planning-writers.html Sounds like fun!

 

Historicals:

  1. https://awriterofhistory.com/2017/01/26/inside-historical-fiction-with-mary-fillmore/ What does a good historical require?
  2. https://mthupp.wordpress.com/2017/01/25/how-were-wagon-companies-to-the-oregon-territory-formed/ Wagon trains of yesteryear.
  3. https://awriterofhistory.com/2017/01/24/somewhere-in-france-16th-november-15/ Letters from the trenches.

 

Scary:

  1. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/5-must-read-horror-articles-23-january-2017/ Digitally resurrecting actors.
  2. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tod-008-state-of-the-weird-2017-a-roundtable-discussion-featuring-paul-jessup-michael-matheson-silvia-moreno-garcia-ann-vandermeer-scott-nicolay/ The state of the weird 2017.
  3. https://storyempire.com/2016/10/24/four-elements-horror/ Something I ran across and is great advice!

 

Mystery/Thrillers/Suspense:

  1. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/01/21/for-iago/ The treacherous that is Iago.
  2. http://www.suecoletta.com/serial-killer-corner-welcome-to-my-new-video-series/ Have a listen.
  3. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/01/to-count-or-not-to-count-words-that-is.html Do you keep track of all the words you write from novel to novel, short story, etc.?

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novellas/Comics:

  1. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/01/22/time-management/ Trying to accomplish everything at once is hard to do. I try and crunch small moments of time for things. The most time I spend in the morning’s is a couple hours on my writing.
  2. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/01/21/stream-of-consciousness-saturday-prompt-glass/ A surprise twist.
  3. https://doctorly.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/veracity/ What could be going on with the lab results?

 

Poetry:

  1. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/01/23/the-winds-of-change-a-tanka/ Give this a look.
  2. https://erikakind.me/2017/01/24/romantic-tuesday-54/ A rock band.
  3. https://vashtiqvega.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/haiku-friday-flow-tear/ A father’s death…

 

Indie:

  1. http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/01/21/alfageek-shares-his-bookbub-ads-experience/ Bookbub marketing needs to change.
  2. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/01/22/meet-guest-author-christopher-long/ It was the TV miniseries of Salem’s Lot my parents wouldn’t let me watch. I snuck down behind the couch and had nightmares for months. It didn’t deter me from Scream Theater though, lol.
  3. https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2017/01/have-you-created-your-sell-sheet/ How to get speaking events.

 

Craft:

  1. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/01/how-to-write-first-person.html Versus the third.
  2. https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/the-single-largest-problem-of-most-first-time-novels/ Know the rules. Know when to break them.
  3. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/01/lesser-known-character-archetypes/ Three archetypes to consider.
  4. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/01/juxtaposition-in-your-story.html What bringing two opposites together means.
  5. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/01/getting-your-homework-done.html Do the worst first.
  6. http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/01/story-genius-on-backstory/ Don’t count backstory out in your story.

 

Other:

  1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2017/01/22/the-lives-and-loves-the-sea-has-claimed-the-undercover-soundtrack-wyl-menmuir/ Take a listen.
  2. http://erikakind.me/2017/01/21/daily-kind-inspirations-12/ This is so beautiful! She does such lovely designs. I wish I didn’t come from the poor side.
  3. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/01/23/hootsuite-twitter-lists-and-tweeps-mondayblogs/ Some helpful hints.
  4. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/01/25/writers-need-hobbies/ Do you have a hobby?
  5. https://shelleywilsonauthor.com/2017/01/25/interview-with-author-gail-mitchell-gailmitchell42-author-interview-wwwblogs/ A look at first time author, Gail Mitchell.
  6. https://scvincent.com/2017/01/25/notes-from-a-small-dog-finders-keepers/ How do you like your bread?
  7. https://storyempire.com/2017/01/24/pressed-from-redmoxy-communications-new-to-hootsuite-start-here-tips-and-tricks-of-hootsuite/ Edit streams.
  8. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/01/25/a-facebook-cheat-sheet-infographic-guest-post-by-rebecca-hill-of-techwyse/ FB rules for ads.
  9. https://scvincent.com/2017/01/28/seeing-the-unexpected-2/ Is it the question or the answer that is most important?
  10. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/01/27/meet-guest-author-a-c-flory/ Sometimes learning how to put the emotion into your writing takes years. I know it did me.
  11. http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/01/27/3-tips-on-describing-eyes-in-a-story/ Use more than the color to convey the eyes.
  12. http://us11.campaign-archive1.com/?u=7c8456567521d3f5b87615911&id=9862df4479&e=%5BUNIQID%5D Reports that print is doing better than Indie are not taking factors into account.
  13. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/01/27/friday-johnku-aka-tgif-79/ Something I could use more of, lol.
  14. https://jolenemottern.com/2017/01/27/love-wears-bifocals/ Going to dinner might make you blind, lol.
  15. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/01/27/the-basics-of-show-dont-tell/ Use specific nouns and verbs to avoid telling.
  16. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/01/character-motivation-entry-being-a-leader-of-others/ My character finds herself thrust into this role without being ready or knowing how to do so.
  17. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/01/26/one-tweet-a-day-good-bad-or-meh/ Do you pin your tweets?
  18. https://cmblackwood.wordpress.com/2017/01/26/re-inventing-yourself-as-a-writer/ Do you need to do this?
  19. http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/01/25/take-advantage-of-smorgasbords-free-promos-in-2017/ Check this out, Indies!
  20. https://authorsteveboseley.wordpress.com/2017/01/25/its-a-jungle-out-there-watch-out-for-the-vanity-presses-wwwblogs-amwriting-selfpublishing/ Writer, beware!
  21. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/01/how-busy-full-time-working-writers-can.html Will getting up earlier help you out?

 

 

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23 thoughts on “Writing Links in the 3s and 6…1/30/17

  1. Thanks for sharing my article on Fiction University. I appreciate it! What’s one of the things you’re struggling with as a writer at the moment, Traci? I’d love to discuss it with you 🙂

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