Most common writing mistakes, number 38: Irrelevant endings. K.M. Weiland. Helping Writers Become Authors.
Katie helps you create a more compelling backstory in three minutes
Roz Morris posts about what to do when feedback leads you astray.
Then Roz visited Jane Friedman’s blog to offer tips on how to recognize when backstory is sabotaging your novel.
Chuck Wendig shares the emotional milestones of writing a novel. Don’t think I ever left the sphincter-clenching panic stage😛
How Kameron Hurley hacked her writing process with 10,000 word-a-day marathons. I don’t think I could do this, but I find process to be endlessly fascinating.
Kameron, again, on how we can build a more pragmatic SF&F dialogue.
Open Minds Quarterly answers the question, what makes a writing contest legitimate?
How Harper Lee’s long-lost sequel was found. The Atlantic.
15 thought-provoking SF films that are worth your time. Taste of cinema.
And here is the season 5 trailer for Game of Thrones:
I’m putting this in Tipsday because. My favourite song from the Fifth Element soundtrack. I had no idea it could be sung without electronic assistance O.O
See you on Thoughty Thursday!