Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz, Nov 29-Dec 5, 2015


Gah! Almost didn’t make it, this week. The holiday season is starting to take over (!)

K.M. Weiland offers a final lesson learned from writing Storming: how to choose the right point of view.

Nina Munteanu shares her thought on how to end your novel.

Lance Schaubert picks apart the axiom that there is nothing new under the sun in this post for Writer Unboxed: Old books > new books.

What’s the current Donald Maass is writing about on Writer Unboxed? . . . and the greatest of these is hope.

What Cathy Yardley learned from writing erotica. Writer Unboxed.

So, Chuck Wendig saw this article in The Wall Street Journal and responded, no, ejaculated, most fizzily.

Junot Diaz shares his MIT writing class syllabi with Open Culture.

CBC Books presents its winter reading recommendations.

How the literary class system is impoverishing literature. Literary Hub.

A brilliant spoken word performance that explains depression perfectly. Upworthy.

Air New Zealand’s epic flight safety video:

 

Grandfather Frost and Baba Yaga: The weird and wonderful world of Russian fairytales. The Guardian.

Futurity examines science fiction’s lasting obsession with Mars.

J.J. Abrams actually said that Star Wars was always a boys’ thing. That toe jam taste good?

Phil and I are enjoying Jessica Jones. Here are a few posts about the show:

Suffering from #droughtlander ? Here’s a trailer for you to drool over. E!Online.

See you on Thoughty Thursday!

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2 thoughts on “Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz, Nov 29-Dec 5, 2015

  1. Whoa, you nearly didn’t make it??!!! You’re a woman and can manage the Christmas shopping and some writing too, two things at once is nothing to you.
    The spoken word performance may just have been that- a performance,but the words did hit home. The sleeplessness compliments of my pal insomnia, being told to do happy things in the expectation it will make me happy, seeing the empty space in bed beside me and not being able to clear my thoughts of the days when that space was filled as was the space in my life. She explained depression beautifully and I hope her mother and other mothers like it began to understand.
    Wonderful choices Melanie, thanks for your hard work.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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