Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz, June 29-July 5, 2014

Heading off to yoga shortly, so getting this week’s offerings up all hasty like.

Despite the title, K.M. Weiland offers writers some comfort: Why every story you write is a guaranteed failure.

C.H. Griffin posts about what Firefly can teach us about writing. Love Joss Whedon and Firefly, so this geek was caught at the title 😉

Infuse your fiction with Donald Maass on Writer Unboxed.

Ruth Harris blew me away with all of these writerly resources, many of them free!

Neuromarketing advises us to forget the fold. Interesting news for those of us who have usually posted loooong.

Roz Morris counsels a young aspirant about what path she should take to become a writer. This is good advice for anyone considering taking a course, workshop, or degree to bolster their “qualifications.”

The CBC’s list of the 100 novels that make us proud to be Canadian.

Brainpickings presents the greatest books of all time, as voted by 125 famous authors.

Why people in the 19th century thought reading fiction was bad for you. The Huffington Post.

A TED Ed video on the art of metaphor by Jane Hirshfield.

Four lessons in creativity from Julie Burstein. A TED Talk.

And that she be it.


2 thoughts on “Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz, June 29-July 5, 2014

    • I did 🙂 ‘Twas yin practice last night, focused on working connective tissue (read holding uncomfortable poses until your muscles relent and you get a really deep stretch).


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