Writing Links 4/24/17

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Writing Links…4/24/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. http://www.fantasybookcafe.com/2017/04/women-in-sff-month-sylvia-izzo-hunter/ Fanfiction helped her get her start. I dabbled in this as well when I was eighteen-nineteen.

 

MG/YA:

  1. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/04/ya-sunday-morning-news-this-week-for_16.html Best articles last week and what’s coming up next.
  2. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/04/sticking-with-story-you-love-against.html When an idea won’t let go.
  3. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/04/vlog-why-didnt-i-self-publish.html One writer’s choice to go traditional.

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/04/spring-is-here-authorkristina-knight.html Spring in OH. I look forward to it as well.
  2. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/04/do-one-thing-day-that-scares-you-by.html Life is about risk.

 

Christian:

  1. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/04/when-writing-is-like-riding-horse.html The Big Yes.
  2. https://stevelaube.com/how-do-i-grow-my-market/ Use your blog to bring readers. Blog regularly. It doesn’t have to be every day. Once a week is fine.
  3. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/04/there-really-is-nothing-new-under-sun.html A fresh way to tell the story.
  4. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/the-multi-tasking-editor/ An editor’s many roles.
  5. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/publishing-contract/ What’s in a contract.
  6. https://writerofftheleash.blogspot.com/2017/04/mid-week-inspiration.html

 

Historicals:

  1. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/04/augustus-pugin-architect-of-victorian.html The architectural design of many well-known places in Great Britain. The Elizabeth tower or Big Ben. Palace of Westminster. Scarisbrick Hall.

 

Scary:

 

Mystery/Thrillers/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/how-to-give-a-book-reading/ Reading your book aloud can be good for sales.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/04/19/hello-writing-cabin/ A new idea strikes! Check out these boards on Pinterest! They could lead you to some new ideas of your own.
  2. https://saraflower.wordpress.com/2017/04/22/sally-chapter-eighteen/ Lies overturned.

 

Poetry:

  1. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/04/16/the-black-napkin-now-seeking-poetry-submissions/
  2. http://colleenchesebro.com/2017/04/20/wishing-a-tanka/ Act on your dreams.

 

Indie:

  1. http://selfpublishingadvice.org/opinion-ask-not-what-your-reader-can-do-for-you-but-what-you-can-do-for-your-reader/ Seek to make your reader’s life easier. Can anyone tell me what the deal with POD is? Do you pay for the books, or does the reader? Not sure here.
  2. http://selfpublishingadvice.org/visualizing-amazon-best-sellers/ Does Amazon favor its own imprints?
  3. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/04/stress-and-indie-author.html How do you deal with it? I spend some down time. Reading. Watching a movie. Spending time with my family. It all adds up and loosens that weight on your shoulders.
  4. http://jessicabakkers.com/2017/04/21/being-a-writer-is-hard/ Love this! I get told I should be this all the time. After all, the money is in this, not books.
  5. http://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/04/21/meet-guest-author-lee-baldwin/ Earth a failed colony of a galactic super culture.

 

Craft:

  1. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/04/giving-characters-the-courage-to-change.html Voice of conscience.
  2. https://chasingthecrazies.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/monday-musings-plan-a-b-c-d-etc/ Always have a backup plan.
  3. https://janefriedman.com/commonly-confused-words/ Alright and all right and more.
  4. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/04/stuck-on-scene-try-this-trick.html Go back to the exit you missed.
  5. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/04/20/nuts-and-bolts-thought-verbs-litreactor/ How to step up your writing.
  6. http://www.livewritethrive.com/2017/04/20/no-more-excuses-find-time-to-write/ We need to push ourselves.

 

Other:

  1. https://jessicabakkers.com/2017/04/15/laughter-is-the-best-medicine/ Some funnies! Like the space alien breakfast idea, lol.
  2. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/04/16/the-colour-of-life-james-the-landlord-1939-by-geoff-cronin/ Life by the sea.
  3. http://annieneugebauer.com/2017/04/17/introducing-the-writing-expense-and-income-tracking-spreadsheet/ Check out this spreadsheet!
  4. http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-the-continuing-rise-of-the-audiobook/ 29% increase in audiobooks.
  5. http://authorkristenlamb.com/2017/04/feeling-invisible-on-facebook-hows-your-organic-reach/ Are FB ads worth it?
  6. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/04/20/pubcrawl-podcast-half-pint-happy-hour-1/ Does your book pass the Bectel test? I.E. Making your female characters well-rounded.
  7. http://www.magicalwords.net/roundup/magical-words-link-roundup-4202017/ Maureen Eichner on reading all kinds of books.
  8. http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/295998147/0/sethsblog~The-best-time-to-study-for-the-test.html What do you think?
  9. http://thesilenteye.co.uk/2017/04/22/the-landscape-of-the-feathered-seer/ Derbyshire and its ancient sites.
  10. https://authorsteveboseley.wordpress.com/2017/04/21/fragment-friday-spennyriver-dispatch-edition/ Daily round of news in Spennyriver, the odd town.
  11. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/04/character-motivation-entry-escaping-invaders/ Things that might help or hinder an escape for your characters.
  12. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/04/22/the-colour-of-life-the-snipe-shoot-1939-by-geoff-cronin/ A character named Skids.
  13. http://jolenemottern.com/2017/04/21/reeking-of-reefer/ Yech! The smell!

 

 

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