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K.M. Weiland’s blog tour continues on the Writer.ly community with the ten commandments of reading like a writer.
And on Darcy Pattison’s Fiction Notes with four types of villains.
Here’s Katie’s regular Sunday post with podcast: How to figure out what your character’s arc should be.
Finally, her Wednesday vlog: Characters or ciphers? Which are you casting in your story?
MJ Bush collects 99 essential quotes on character creation. Each entry cited and linked for further reference.
Sarah Callender posts about rumination frustration on Writer Unboxed.
Lisa Cron explains how to get what you need out of a famous author’s talk. Very useful for conferences, conventions, and literary festivals.
And . . . forgetful Mel forgot to catch up on the couple of posts I couldn’t link two Tipsdays ago when WU was experiencing some technical difficulties. So here they are now: David Corbett on the tyranny of motive, and Jane Kisacky on the many dreams of writing.
Becca Puglisi ponders, what makes a good blurb? on Writers Helping Writers.
Jami Gold guests on Anne R. Allen’s blog: Everything you need to know about giving and receiving feedback on your WIP.
Then, Jami had to follow up on her blog with the beta reading worksheet.
Jami also posted on characters both strong and vulnerable.
Bronwyn Hemus of Standoutbooks explains why showing and telling is not an either/or proposition, but a matter of how and when.
Here’s Amy Shojai’s entry in the writing process blog hop: Why I write what I write.
Barbara Geiger’s confessions of an ex-there-are-no-rules-writer.
Rebecca T. Dickson tells us all the crap someone should have told us writers by now.
Julian Friedmann on the mystery of storytelling. TEDxEaling.
Open Culture shares Jane Austen’s unusual editing method.
Fifteen scientists share their favourite science fiction novels and movies. The Huffington Post Science.
As a friend of mine would say, that’s a shite-load of Writerly Goodness.
Enjoy, my friends