And we’re still on a roll 😉
K.M. Weiland offers six tips to help you finish your book. Helping writers become authors.
Janice Hardy helps you get your novel to the finish line: staying focused enough to write (part two). Fiction University. And part three: resisting the shiny, new idea.
K.M. Weiland shares how to harness the dark side of your impact character. Helping writers become authors.
Jami Gold answers the question, what’s the difference between plot and story?
Talking yourself down and talking yourself up: the two-headed dragon of insecurity. Ella Joy Olsen on Women Writers, Women’s Books.
Donald Maass: pixie dust, the secret ingredient to adding sparkle to your writing. Writer Unboxed.
Fantasy Faction explores languages in fantasy.
Chris Winkle offers four tips for depicting characters with disabilities. Mythcreants.
Chuck Wendig: Hello, I have anxiety. How are you?
Sarah Selecky is back with part three of her writing retreats for your wish list series: make your own retreat 🙂
Sarah Letourneau offers five reasons to do market research on your work in progress. DIYMFA.
New research explains how the pen is mightier than the keyboard. The Literacy Site.
Mallory Ortberg looks at publishing, weight, and writers who are ‘hard to look at.’ The Toast. This really pissed me off.
Jael Richardson launches the Festival of Literary Diversity. Donovan Vincent for The Toronto Star.
CBC Books lists twelve Canadian novels that describe living with mental illness.
Buzzfeed shares 21 examples of exquisite handwriting.
Book Riot shares this massive list of 100 science fiction and fantasy novels by women.
Wil Wheaton mansplains the Star Wars: Rogue One hate. The Nerdist.
Norman Descendants explores the historical truth of Ragnar Lothbrock.
See you with your weekly dose of thoughty on Thursday!