Happy Independence Day to all my friends in the US!
Here’s a new crop of informal writerly learnings for you 🙂
K.M. Weiland helps you calculate your novel’s length before writing. Helping Writers Become Authors
Then, Kate hops over to Writers Helping Writers to share her three step plan for outlining a novel.
Back on her own site, Kate asks six questions to help you choose the right POV. Helping Writers Become Authors
Jane Friedman unpacks the advice to follow your passion: what does that even mean?
Kathryn Craft: four times inaction can help your writing life. Writers in the Storm
Jamie Raintree extols the virtues of camp nano on Writers in the Storm.
Jami Gold explores chronic problems: writing and burnout.
Janice Hardy continues to share her process: clarifying the idea. Fiction University
Elizabeth Foster visits Writers Helping Writers to discuss overcoming negativity bias.
Susan Spann explains the truth behind popular copyright myths. Writer Unboxed
Gabriela Pereira interviews Karen Dionne for DIY MFA radio.
Emmie Mears visits Terribleminds to share what writing the Alaya Storme series taught her about mental illness: you have comrades in this trench.
Jenna Moreci: how to write antagonists and villains.
Eleanor Wachtel interviews Arundhati Roy about love, war, and the fragility of happiness. CBC
John Pfordresher explores the possibility that Jane Eyre was written as a secret love letter. Literary Hub
Denise Frohman – Accents.
Fran Wilde convenes an engineering in science fiction and fantasy round table. Tor.com
And that’s it until Thursday.
Be well until then.