Sir Terry Pratchett passed away last week.
Here’s Neil Gaiman’s very worthwhile talk at JCCSF. It basically turned into a tribute to his friend.
Here is BuzzFeed’s ranking of Pratchett’s Discworld novels.
Sir Terry will live on in the words of his books and in the hearts of his readers.
K.M. Weiland’s Sunday blog and podcast is dedicated to writers on the verge of writing spectacularly complex characters.
Why is your awesome protagonist boring readers to death? Katie’s Wednesday vlog.
Janice Hardy’s month-long novel revision workshop on Fiction University continues. Here’s day eight.
Jodie Renner guests on Anne R. Allen’s blog with this step-by-step guide to writing a prize-winning short story.
Therese Walsh explores multitasking further on Writer Unboxed. Snakes on a brain.
Veronica Sicoe posts on how to clean up your manuscript formatting in MS Word.
Kameron Hurley muses on the virtues of becoming a professional writer.
The second round of Jim C. Hines’s guest posts on representation in SFF begins with this post by LaShawn Wanak on false narratives.
Grammarly presents the strange origins of English idioms.
Grammarly (again) offers ten quotes from Winnie the Pooh that will make you smile.
BuzzFeed weighed in with these 31 quotes from children’s books.
Vanity Fair analyzes the Game of Thrones season 5 trailer.
And HBO is doing a 30-day countdown. Here’s the first instalment: Who are the sand snakes?
Tor.com shares 13 fantasies that are based on myths from the British Isles.
Lessons for writers from Bavarian Fairy Tales. The Take Away.
See you Thursday!