Writing Links…8/28/17

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Writing Links…8/28/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. http://www.magicalwords.net/announce/not-all-those-who-wander-dragoncon-are-lost/ Schedules for DragonCon.
  2. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/08/writing-lessons-from-movies-pirates-of.html Miscommunication used as a plot device.
  3. https://mightythorjrs.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/guest-blog-creating-a-fantasy-world-and-the-process-behind-the-sword-to-unite-by-peter-hopkins/ Start with a blob.
  4. http://authorkristenlamb.com/2017/08/party-like-its-durins-day-imaginary-celebrations-in-fantasy/ What will hold Kristen up?
  5. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/08/24/protecting-bedlam-join-the-resistance-get-a-brownie-part-1/ More on Cassidy and Lloyd.

 

MG/YA:

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjH70zw_LKo&feature=em-subs_digest Journaling before you write. I may try this and see how it goes.
  2. http://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/barry-goldblatt/ Interview with agent.
  3. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/08/toris-tips-for-convention-preparation.html
  4. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/08/interview-giveaway-jonathan-rosen/ Night of the Living Bunnies.
  5. http://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/barry-goldblatt/# The journey of leading YA fiction into mainstream.
  6. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/08/ya-taboos-and-selling-your-book.html Do you think there are taboos in YA?

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/08/25/unclogging-the-drain-of-progress/ Cures for writer’s block.

 

Christian:

  1. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/08/go-with-flow.html Enjoy the journey.
  2. https://stevelaube.com/deadlines-born-deadlines-made/ How do you feel about deadlines? I tend to set them but run past them right now, not having anyone to keep me to them.
  3. https://stevelaube.com/find-writing-time-use-your-agent/ What your agent can do for you.
  4. http://www.novelrocket.com/2017/08/love-is-answer.html How great is your hero?
  5. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/keeps-motivated-write/ What keeps you going?
  6. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/bad-stuff-happens-good-writers/ Ways to look at the negative.

 

Historical:

  1. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/08/a-dark-welsh-lady.html

 

Scary:

  1. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-163-gemma-files-on-experimental-film-autism-and-story-lessons/ Horror podcast.
  2. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-162-benjamin-percy-on-the-dark-net-thrill-me-essays-on-fiction-and-comic-book-writing/ Horror podcast.
  3. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-161-victor-lavalle-on-the-ballad-of-black-tom-h-p-lovecraft-and-mastering-f-bombs-in-fiction/ Horror podcast.

 

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense:

  1. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/08/how-to-talk-tough.html Dialogue can improve a manuscript.
  2. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/youre-changing-all-the-time/ Scenarios in mysteries.
  3. http://annerallen.com/2017/08/memoir-or-fiction/ Going too far into fiction in a memoir can add up to half-truths.
  4. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/08/dont-let-it-get-away.html You’re the cat.
  5. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/i-dented-somebodys-fender/ Where accidents may lead.
  6. https://stacitroilo.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/author-inspiration-writing-links-11/ Hard week.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella/Comics:

  1. https://richardankers.com/2017/08/19/cometh-the-rain-part-5/ The devil’s revenge.
  2. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/the-weekend-so-far/ Campers and concert.
  3. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/08/24/thursday-a-little-personal-watchdogs/ Dogs and cat.

 

Poetry:

  1. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/daily-post-187/
  2. https://cmblackwood.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/smoke-on-the-water/ Sun and shadows.
  3. http://twodropsofink.com/2017/08/24/poetry-break-by-barbara-drewry/
  4. https://erikakind.me/2017/08/25/friday-song-6/ Julio Iglesias and Diana Ross.
  5. http://colleenchesebro.com/2017/08/25/the-wraith-a-haiku/

 

Indie:

  1. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2017/08/20/this-week-in-indie-publishing-31/ News for Indies.
  2. https://selfpublishingadvice.org/beginners-self-publishing-salon-editing-process-options-explained/ Beginners’ pointers.
  3. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/08/25/meet-guest-author-kimberly-a-mckenzie/ Finding yourself.
  4. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/08/26/august-26th-is-national-dog-day/ Come join.
  5. https://kobowritinglife.com/2017/08/25/saving-money-on-editing-tips-on-self-editing/ Self-editing will save you in the long run.

 

Craft:

  1. https://janefriedman.com/writing-secondary-characters/ Secondary characters are more important than you think.
  2. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/08/on-road-how-to-create-meaningful.html Do the conflicts challenge the protagonist?
  3. https://princessofthelight.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/29-ways-to-stay-creative-a-fun-infographic-inspiration-creative-motivation-amwriting/ Make lists.
  4. http://www.publishingcrawl.com/2017/08/25/writing-alone-together/ Writing with others.
  5. http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/08/self-belief-is-hard-how-to-do-it-anyway/ Keep plugging away.
  6. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/08/want-to-find-the-real-story-ignore-your-instincts/ Could your story be headed elsewhere?

 

Other:

  1. http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/08/studying-for-the-test-of-time.html Not more polish but more guts. I’ll need to remember this in the next steps in publishing I take.
  2. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/daily-post-180/ Other people’s thinking.
  3. https://jenanita01.com/2017/08/19/the-magic-and-majesty-of-big-ben/
  4. http://johnwhowell.com/2017/08/19/watch-rwisa-write-blog-tour-harmony-kent-rwisa-rrbc/ Reaching out.
  5. https://thepbsblog.com/2017/08/20/my-favorite-dick-gregory-quotes/ A free man is a man with no fears.
  6. https://jessicabakkers.com/2017/08/20/songday-sunday-things-have-changed/ Bob Dylan.
  7. https://thesilenteye.co.uk/2017/08/20/how-we-are-three/
  8. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/08/20/milestones-along-the-way-the-yards-of-waterford-by-geoff-cronin/ Horse-drawn carts.
  9. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/08/20/reserved-for-ian-hutson-6/ Boating and a convent.
  10. https://janefriedman.com/mailchimp-alternatives/ Need a different email list plug-in.
  11. http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2017/08/why-macmillan-is-leaving-the-flatiron/ The Flatiron building is being left behind.
  12. https://storyempire.com/2017/08/25/curated-content-for-writers-august-25th/ The mirror moment.
  13. https://ravereviewsbynonniejules.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/carol-marrs-phipps-in-whos-on-the-shelf-wnonnie-jules-rrbc-car01am/ Who’s on the shelf interview.
  14. https://scvincent.com/2017/08/26/stepping-back/ The spiritual came first.
  15. https://jolenemottern.com/2017/08/25/blurry/
  16. https://doctorly.wordpress.com/2017/08/24/thursday-thoughts-from-the-throne-2/ Post-nasal drip.

 

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