K.M. Weiland offers beta readers a guide.
Sarah Lovett of DIY MFA shares the reasons why you need to start a writers’ group or critique circle.
What traditional publishing learned in 2014. Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
Town hall debate: what every literary writer needs to know about the digital disruption. Hosted by Porter Anderson and featuring (among others) Jane Friedman. The focus may be on literary writers, but this is informative for all writers. Vimeo.
Steven Pinker, author of Sense of Style: The thinking person’s guide to writing in the 21st century, interviewed by the CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti.
Steven Pressfield on his “overnight” success.
Giving yourself the gift of writing, by Barbara O’Neal.
Madeline L’Engle on creativity, hope, getting unstuck, and how studying science enriches art. Brainpickings.
This kid’s theory about The Princess Bride is AWESOME!
The ancient origins of modern science fiction tropes. Blastr.
Words that used to be considered poor English that are now accepted. Gives you a little perspective on your current grammar bug-a-boos, doesn’t it? Mental Floss.
Hope you have fun tomorrow night!