Writing Links 7/17/17

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Writing Links…7/17/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. http://www.magicalwords.net/roundup/magical-words-link-roundup-7-12-2017/
  2. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/07/beautiful-people-26-author-writing.html Writing process.
  3. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/07/writing-lessons-from-movies-once-upon.html Once Upon a Forest.
  4. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/07/13/pubcrawl-podcast-archetypes-the-chosen-one/ Is it overdone?

 

MG/YA:

  1. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/07/ch-ch-changes.html Deciding to cut back.
  2. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/07/start-bang-or-not-story-openings/ Do you begin with a bang or a character?
  3. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/07/tips-to-better-engage-your-reader-by.html Three ways to engage your reader better.
  4. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/07/14/spice-the-tiny-dog-who-stole-our-hearts/ The loss of a loved one.
  5. http://scbwimithemitten.blogspot.com/2017/07/you-can-take-detour-and-choose-your.html Rejection and how to survive.

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/07/14/ever-wondered-how-writing-a-manuscript-is-like-raising-a-puppy-by-debbie-burns/
  2. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/three-perspectives-on-your-writing/ Writer’s. Character’s. Reader’s.

 

Christian:

  1. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/07/strong-openings-to-overcome-reader.html Reveal the what and why.
  2. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/writing-methods-way/ Do things your way.
  3. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/07/your-protags-biggest-problem.html Are your characters going somewhere you haven’t been?
  4. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/remember-your-library/ Library Insider.

 

Historical:

  1. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/07/did-queen-kill-her-husband-first-trial.html Mary, Queen of Scots.

 

Scary:

  1. https://horrornovelreviews.com/2017/07/09/task-force-voodoo-arabian-night-dissapoints-as-werewolf-novella/
  2. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-155-tony-mcmillen-on-an-augmented-fourth-black-sabbath-and-word-horde/ Relationship between heavy metal and horror.
  3. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/preview-su-002-rosemarys-baby-1968/ Real-life and art converging.

 

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/2017/07/how-to-record-your-audiobooks/ If it’s a great book, it could be a great audio.
  2. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/07/i-just-finished-my-first-novel-and.html Your first novels are for practice. You may be able to salvage the idea later on when you’re more experienced.
  3. http://lizlovesbooks.com/lizlovesbooks/creating-atmosphere-with-sophie-jonas-hill-nemesister-blog-tour/ How to create atmosphere when you’re writing.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/a-post-of-opportunity/ Help with the book tour/review.
  2. http://johnwhowell.com/2017/07/13/thursday-a-little-personal-stellas-lament/
  3. https://richardankers.com/2017/07/15/the-problem-with-poodles/ Grooming parlor.
  4. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/extra-innings-part-40/

 

Poetry:

  1. http://richardankers.com/2017/07/14/loved-to-death-2/
  2. http://kerrymckim.com/2017/07/13/how-bad-is-it-really-the-wandering-widow/
  3. http://jessicabakkers.com/2017/07/14/have-a-smile-on-me/ Wet koala.
  4. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/reblog-decipering-clutter/
  5. https://babieslifefamilygoodfood.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/guest-in-jest-superwifeandmummy/
  6. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/07/14/friday-johnku-aka-tgif-99/

 

Indie:

  1. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/this-week-in-indie-publishing-26/ A writer finds confidence in herself after years of darkness.
  2. https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/5-tips-to-get-you-tweeting-like-a-pro/ Tips on marketing with twitter.
  3. https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2017/07/worlds-shortest-book-marketing-plan/ Answer these five questions.
  4. https://stacitroilo.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/author-inspiration-writing-links-5/ Links for the week.
  5. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/07/14/editing-101-46-recognizing-publishing-scams/ How to recognize scams.
  6. https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/07/15/develop-character-voices/ Use a distinct voice for each of your characters. Read your dialogue aloud to help this.

 

Craft:

  1. https://janefriedman.com/sample-permission-letter/ How to seek permission to include in your work.
  2. https://chasingthecrazies.wordpress.com/2017/07/12/quite-the-query-laura-weymouth-and-the-weight-of-the-worlds/ Query win.
  3. http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2017/07/how-to-write-a-fight-scene-in-11-steps/ Three examples from famous books.
  4. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2010/05/we-need-montage.html How to have your character learn something without boring the reader.
  5. http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/07/what-playwrights-can-teach-us-about-dialogue/ How to write cruel, joyful, and more.
  6. http://authorkristenlamb.com/2017/07/punkd-by-steampunk/ The rules of steampunk.

 

Other:

  1. http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2017/07/whats-the-best-time-to-publish-your-book/ Summer time season.
  2. http://mollydcampbell.com/index.php/2017/07/on-the-road-again/
  3. http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/07/but-what-if-youre-doing-it-wrong.html Marketing done right: not pushy, not stalkerish. Just display your product and leave it to your reader to pick it up.
  4. https://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/dance-gave-me-the-rhythm-of-my-novel-the-undercover-soundtrack-claire-scobie/
  5. http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/07/permission-abused-is-permission-lost.html Permission is valuable and fragile.
  6. https://thepbsblog.com/2017/07/14/black-history-fun-fact-friday-nora-holt/ Harlem Renaissance.
  7. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/writer-in-residence-whats-opera-doc-by-paul-andruss/
  8. http://scvincent.com/2017/07/14/the-wyrm-and-the-wyrd-capricious-memory/
  9. http://jolenemottern.com/2017/07/13/thursdaydoors-illinois-building/
  10. http://journeytoambeth.com/2017/07/13/thursday-doors-cottages-and-a-wednesday-update/
  11. https://doctorly.wordpress.com/2017/07/13/tall-and-skinny-no-whip/ A doctor who gets it.
  12. https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/scammers-break-the-kindle-store/ Clickfarming to the top.
  13. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/07/character-motivation-entry-achieving-spiritual-enlightenment/ Some things to consider.
  14. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/07/adding-suspense-to-your-story/ Don’t rush.
  15. https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/emotional-beats-hunger-drinks-and-food/ Ways to have your character eat or drink.
  16. https://kerrymckim.com/2017/07/14/2306/ Lessons learned from dating.
  17. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/the-black-bitch-and-other-tales-technique-and-the-soliloquy-and-snippets-by-geoff-cronin/ Bread and snippets.
  18. https://vashtiqvega.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/haiku-friday-amuse-irate/
  19. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/07/15/73439/
  20. http://www.livewritethrive.com/2017/07/13/why-your-protagonist-should-have-a-past-wound/ It makes for a richer character.

 

 

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