It’s writer-palooza, er, um. Tipsday. Yeah.
What’s the trick to creating vivid descriptions? Focus on the obscure details. Katie’s Wednesday vlog.
Harrison Demchick guest posts on Katie’s blog about what to do with your very long manuscript.
Scars and shame: the secrets of female characters. Barbara O’Neal nails this post for Writer Unboxed.
John Vorhaus gets into something deeper on Writer Unboxed.
Heather Webb asks, As writers, what are we worth? Writer Unboxed.
Jane Friedman writes about the age-old cynicism surrounding the book writing dream.
Kazuo Ishiguro and Neil Gaiman debate “genre fiction” on BBC Radio 4.
Phoenix Sullivan digs deeper into the latest Author Earnings report for David Gaughran.
The Authors Guild dumps Author Solutions (yay!). David Gaughran.
Use these five steps to write a killer elevator pitch for your book. Jennie Nash for BookBub.
Bryan Collins posts the ultimate how-to guide to blogging with Scrivener.
Terrorism in Elizabethan England, a post by Barbara Kyle for English Historical Fiction Authors.
Mental Floss presents ten Old English words you should be using.
What do you think of this list of 24 brilliant portmanteaus? Ima start using some of them 🙂 Earthporm.
This little bit of awesome is courtesy of Addicting Info: J.K. Rowling slams Westboro Baptist Church’s hate-tweet.
John Doyle writes about Outlander and the triumph of the true female superhero. The Globe and Mail.
Cute writing comic from The New Yorker.
Have a good week until Thoughty Thursday!