Writing Links 6/12/17

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Writing Links…6/12/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/06/03/changed-plans-forget-what-i-said-last-saturday/
  2. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/06/so-your-character-is-from-panama.html Country details.
  3. https://fantasyhandbook.wordpress.com/2017/06/06/as-henry-miller-commands-part-2-start-no-more-new-books/ Do you start on a new book right away after finishing another? I tend to wait two weeks, by then I’m itching to get going again. Of course, you have to stop writing the second when you get the other back from cps/betas/etc.
  4. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/06/07/7-tips-to-putting-social-media-in-fiction/
  5. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/06/villain-necrologies-and-debacles-disney.html Disney’s villains ends.
  6. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/06/08/thursday-thoughtfulness-june-8-2017/ Weeds and flowers.

 

MG/YA:

  1. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/06/vlog-how-to-choose-tense-perspective.html It’s up to your project. Some reasons to go one way or the other.
  2. http://www.brenda-drake.com/2017/06/preparing-pitch-wars-june-mentor-michael-mammay/ Some advice on getting ready.
  3. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/06/literary-agent-intern-tracy-golds-step.html What do you do with an R&R?
  4. http://scbwimithemitten.blogspot.com/2017/06/voice-by-sondra-soderborg.html Tips for voice. I try not to worry about voice too much. I just let what happens. The voice, to me, sounds like the character and I think that’s the best or closest I want to come to understanding. I know when it’s not working.
  5. https://jennykellerford.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/duh-duh-duh-its-time-for-another-secret-mermaid-book-cover-reveal/ The next book in the series.
  6. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/06/sarah-tolcser-author-of-song-of-current.html Is your book “the one?”

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://mfrw.blogspot.com/2017/06/make-readers-happy.html How to earn readers.
  2. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/06/09/i-did-it-my-way-by-andie-brock/ Study the line. Good advice.
  3. http://www.superauthors.com/2017/06/have-laptop-will-travel-and-write.html Write anywhere.
  4. https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/06/07/supporting-the-survival-instinct/ Sometimes real life heroes inspire us.

 

Christian:

  1. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/06/back-to-rule-of-three.html Three arguments to escalate tension.
  2. https://stevelaube.com/the-writers-responsibility/ Are you an encourager or discourager?
  3. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/not_this_book/ What do you do when the rejections pile up? Quit or go on? I haven’t quit yet. I just keep going forward.
  4. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/ Author safety.
  5. http://authorkristenlamb.com/2017/06/why-the-world-needs-more-inspirational-romance/ Ever thought of writing inspirational romance? Take a look at this.
  6. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/ive-looked-at-agent-life-from-both-sides-now/ Two sides.

 

Historical:

 

Scary:

  1. http://thewarriormuse.blogspot.com/2017/06/iwsg-dangers-of-just-podcast-links.html There is no “just.”
  2. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-150-philip-fracassi-on-biggest-fears-story-structure-and-screenwriting/ Behold the Void.

 

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/2017/06/hiring-an-editor-who-when-avoid-scams/ What kind of editor do you need? Check this out!
  2. http://www.suecoletta.com/6-mind-blowing-forensic-advancements/ Rats and squirrels help determine time of death.
  3. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/06/03/roll-up-for-the-mystery-tour/ Culture and the detective.
  4. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/hey-better-send-some-people-down/ Recruiting people from other police departments in crime fiction.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/06/04/the-colour-of-life/
  2. https://saraflower.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/sally-chapter-thirty/
  3. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/extra-innings-part-35/
  4. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/the-black-bitch-and-other-tales-the-matmakers-by-geoff-cronin/
  5. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/06/09/champions-of-social-media/ Computer talk.
  6. https://authorsteveboseley.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/fragment-friday-uk2080-edition/ The warehouse.

 

Poetry:

  1. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/06/09/friday-johnku-aka-tgif-96/ Your decision.
  2. https://vashtiqvega.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/haiku-friday-color-warmth/
  3. https://erikakind.me/2017/06/09/daily-kind-quote-513/
  4. https://cmblackwood.wordpress.com/2017/06/08/sky-clock/ Elastic wishes.
  5. https://chimerapoetry.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/language-of-love/ Old notes.
  6. https://princessofthelight.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/inner-strength-is-putting-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other-inspiration-motivation-wednesdaywisdom/ Inner strength.

 

Indie:

  1. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/06/04/new-to-book-publicity-go-local-first/ Local publicity.
  2. https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2017/06/author-series-book-templates-relive-glory/ You can get your favorite author on a book template.
  3. https://janefriedman.com/aleatha-romig-qa/ Fan friendly marketing and Kindle Worlds.
  4. http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/06/09/book-feature-the-sleeping-serpent-by-luna-saint-claire/ Vampires among us?
  5. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/06/10/63148/ Do you get too many story ideas at once? I do. I’m forever putting them in journals.
  6. https://www.thecreativepenn.com/blog/ More hybrid authors.

 

Craft:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv9zTPGvXy8&feature=em-subs_digest Ways to bring your villain to life.
  2. https://janefriedman.com/old-stories/ When do you pull stories out of the drawer? Personally, I’m re-working the first book I wrote. Why? There’s a gem there that keeps pulling me back.
  3. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2009/05/passive-aggression.html When to use passive voice and when not to.
  4. http://kriswrites.com/2017/06/07/business-musings-brand-image-brandingdiscoverability/ Brand image versus brand identity.
  5. http://www.livewritethrive.com/2017/06/08/how-writing-short-fiction-can-enhance-your-novel-and-your-career/ It teaches you to use words with economy.

 

Other:

  1. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2017/06/04/a-language-to-explain-feeling-and-atmosphere-the-undercover-soundtrack-libby-ologhlin/ David Bowie’s Black Star.
  2. http://mollydcampbell.com/index.php/2017/06/must-love-cats/ Are you a cat or dog person? Or both?
  3. https://scvincent.com/2017/06/04/divination-by-the-book/ Do you find your eye drawn to a verse that means something to where you are or need to be at that moment? I do.
  4. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/06/03/daily-post-110/
  5. https://jolenemottern.com/2017/06/03/socs-whatever-the-weather/ I LOVE the Spring and Fall, but otherwise, I hate the heat and the cold. Well, not so much the cold as the snow. I’d rather it be cold than snowy or icy.
  6. http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/06/living-in-dissatisfaction.html Always strive to improve.
  7. https://ravereviewsbynonniejules.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/motivational-inspirational-friday-rrbc/ Some thoughts on the older generation.
  8. https://journeytoambeth.com/2017/06/09/meet-the-bloggers-who-are-attending-the-third-annual-bloggers-bash-bloggersbash/ Are you attending?
  9. https://jessicabakkers.com/2017/06/10/writing-inspiration-and-yet-more-funnies-2/ Writing is hard. So true, “Chuck,” lol.
  10. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/06/character-motivation-entry-trying-again-at-something-one-previously-failed-at/ Has your character failed at something?
  11. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/the-end-is-nigh/ Is blogging worth it? For me, it is. I try and do what I feel might help others. I do get guest blogs but few and far between. I was supposed to get one last month that didn’t work out, not sure why. I keep on, because this helps me and I hope it helps others.
  12. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/06/10/daily-post-114/
  13. https://scvincent.com/2017/06/10/a-walk-on-the-wild-side/ Book photography.
  14. http://www.flyingwrestler.com/2017/06/im-now-teaching-at-national-universitys-mfa-screenwriting-program/ Want to write for TV?
  15. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/06/09/agent-as-patronus/ Let your agent be your advocate.
  16. http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/06/the-legal-side-of-writing-for-anthologies/ What to look for.
  17. https://storyempire.com/2017/06/09/curated-content-for-writers-june-9/ Links for the week.
  18. https://doctorly.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/ruined/
  19. http://nicholasrossis.me/2017/06/07/so-cock-up-the-phrase-finder/ Where phrases come from.
  20. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/06/08/63386/ Can you identify with these?
  21. http://www.literaryrambles.com/2017/06/leah-henderson-interview-and-one-shadow.html Advice to other writers.
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