How to achieve originality in your fiction. Katie’s Wednesday vlog.
How to tell your critique partners exactly what you need. The Write Practice.
Jamie Raintree shares her strategy for scheduling breaks to avoid burnout.
Kurt Vonnegut maps out the shapes of stories. The Washington Post.
Sylvia Plath on life, death, hope, and happiness. Braipickings.
Seven women in the book industry who champion diversity. Quill & Quire.
Is the science in your science fiction accurate? Plausible? Why it matters. Charlie Jane Anders of i09.
Nina Munteanu presents lessons from a linguist. Reverse engineering with Steven Pinker.
Want to add some colour to your diverse characters? Idiom from other languages. TED blog.
Tyler Cowan asks us to be suspicious of simple stories. TEDx Mid-Atlantic.
New Outlander footage from E! online. For the anguish of droughtlander. It will be over soon (ish).
And that’s a wrap for this week.
See you Thoughty Thursday when I have more to contribute to your inspiration files.