K.M. Weiland uses Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to show how your characters’ goals can be meaningful.
Why you might be ruining your story’s best scenes. Katie’s weekly vlog.
Roz Morris writes about how to handle the passage of time in prose.
Four ways to write a killer plot twist. There are no rules blog. Writer’s Digest.
Is writing a matter of magic? Chuck Wendig’s Terribleminds.
Creativity isn’t what we think it is. Kevin Ashton. Medium.
Bad writing advice explained by Mary Robinette Kowal.
Neil Gaiman reimagines Hansel & Gretel. Brainpickings.
How NaNoWriMo can improve your writing process. Anne R. Allen.
Jaimie Raintree explains how NaNoWriMo can change the way you write throughout the year. Thinking through our fingers.
More NaNo prep from BookBaby blogs.
What really distracts NaNo participants. There are no rules. Writer’s Digest.
Kurt Vonnegut on the shapes of stories.
Beowulf, read in the original Old English. Open Culture.
And leaping forward a few centuries, here’s what Shakespeare sounded like in Elizabethan English. Open University.
Know an Outlander widower? This post is for him 😉
This short film is a beautiful interpretation of what Rosetta might help us achieve. I put it in Tipsday, because it is awesome storytelling.