We’re back on track and heading full steam ahead 🙂
K.M. Weiland shares more lessons she learned from writing Storming: How to write multiple antagonists.
And: Seven easy ways to research an historical novel.
Veronica Sicoe is sharing some of the lessons she’s learned from writing The Deep Link and The Prime Rift. Writing out of sequence is the best way to draft.
How to get comfortable with the f-word. Vaughan Roycroft for Writer Unboxed.
Brunonia Barry asks, are you writing for love or money? Writer Unboxed.
Julie Glover guests posts on Jami Gold’s blog about how grammar can strengthen our writing voice.
Angela Ackerman writes about creating characters that readers trust, but shouldn’t. Writers Helping Writers.
Chris Winkle shows us how to write a riveting fight scene. Mythcreants.
Chuck Wendig considers privilege.
The two posts mentioned in Chuck’s:
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C.S. Lakin wonders, is backstory killing your books plot? The Write Life.
Shad interviews Nalo Hopkinson on diversity in science fiction for CBC’s Q.
NPR talks to Ta-Nehisi Coates about his work and the painful process of becoming conscious.
Martha Nussbaum explores how storytelling rewires us and why we have to befriend our neediness to be happy. BrainPickings.
Waterstones prepares for a new chapter as the chain returns to profitability. The Guardian.
Damien Walter writes about the genre versus literary debate. It’s a battle in which both side lose. The Guardian.
The BookBaby blog suggests you focus on your book’s back cover copy.
If you’ve enjoyed a good book and you’re a woman, the critics think you’re wrong. The Guardian.
How a Finnish librarian decoded the world’s folklore. Timeline.
The Best Sci-Fi Books presents its list of the 23 best cyberpunk novels.
Be well until Thoughty Thursday!