Here’s the loot from the last week.
Ellen’s 12 rules for novelists from the Girlfriends Book Club.
How to make the most of your writing time from Aliventures.
The right way to layer desire in your story from MJ Bush of Writingeekery.
Vaughn Roycroft wrote a wonderful post on death and the writer for Writer Unboxed.
Roz Morris answers the question, “How do you keep motivated when your books aren’t selling well?”
K.M. Weiland takes a break from character arcs and returns to her most common mistakes series with this post and podcast about describing character movements.
TED talk on how Sting got his groove back. It’s all about storytelling.
Further insight from Carly Watters on why your query and/or sample pages aren’t generating interest.
A Rewording Life. A worthy, and wordy, project from Sheryl Gordon, in honour of her mother, and all those who have lost their words to Alzheimer’s Disease.
Famous authors and their favourite writing tools, a fun infographic from Bookbaby.
Clarkesworld Magazine interviews Chuck Wendig.
And for more Wendig-ishness, here’s the SFsignal podcast with Chuck and Gail Carriger.
Interesting news: Oryx and Crake series in development.
It’s all Writerly Goodness 🙂