We have a small, but select group of informal writerly learnings this week 🙂
K.M. Weiland explains how to deepen your story with character misdirection. Helping Writers Become Authors
Janice Hardy shares the easiest way to create conflict. Fiction University
Leanne Sowul tells us how (and why) to write a mission statement. DIYMFA
Finally, Bess Cozby shares five writing resolutions besides writing every day. DIYMFA
Following up on her guest post on Writers Helping Writers, Jami Gold explains what a writing coach is and why you might want one.
Kristen Lamb helps you rock 2017 (after the dumpster fire of 2016).
Jami Gold offers advice on how to find (and vet) a developmental editor.
Chuck Sambuchino compiles 38 query letter tips from literary agents. Writers Digest
And here are 34 submission no-no’s for you to check out, too.
John Foley explores the legacy of hard science fiction. Omni
I hope this helps to get your 2017 off to a great start!
See you Thursday for some of the old thoughty 😉