I even have a video in the informal writerly learnings mix this week. W00t!
K.M. Weiland offers her top ten ways to rivet readers with plot reveals. Helping Writers Become Authors
Later in the week Dave Chesson guest posts on Kate’s blog with Boba Fett’s guide to writing cool characters.
Jordan Rosenfeld guest posts on Writer Unboxed: perception and how to identify POV leaps.
Bess Cozby offers five tips for mastering multiple points of view. DIYMFA
Oren Ashkenazi explains how to craft a character-driven story. Mythcreants
Becca Puglisi guest posts on Writers in the Storm: crafting a powerful set up.
Sophie Masson helps you craft the perfect back cover blurb. Writer Unboxed
David Corbett explores the topic of reading while writing. Writer Unboxed
Roz Morris joins the awesome line up of writing coaches on Writers Helping Writers: read more fiction.
Janice Hardy shares some outlining tips. Fiction University
Chuck Wendig tell you how to finish revising, you filthy animal. Terribleminds
Should you submit your work to agents or editors? Jane Friedman
New contributor Kathryn Magendie writes about giving up and giving in. Writer Unboxed
Susan Spann educates us on negotiating options in publishing deals. Writer in the Storm
Gabriela Pereira and Manjula Martin talk money on DIYMFA radio.
Joanna Penn and CJ Lyons talk about the dream of quitting the day job to write full time. The Creative Penn
Indigenous readers recommend books. 49th Shelf
Danielle Dutton lists her top ten books about wild women. The Guardian
Terri Windling: old stories made new. Myth & Moor
John Yorke: all stories are the same. The Atlantic
Man Booker prize winner, Marlon James, is writing an epic fantasy trilogy drawn from African mythology. Natalie Zutter for Tor.com.
Foz Meadows muses on Westworld: (de)humanizing the other. shattersnipe
Heather Wolfe, the “Sherlock of the library” cracked the case of Shakespeare’s identity. Robert McCrum for The Guardian.
A Writer’s Life. Two men have words.
Leah Schnelbach looks back at Princess Mononoke after 20 years. Tor.com
I hope you found something to enrich your skill set.
Come on back on Thursday for some inspiration 🙂
Be well until then.