Your informal writerly learnings of the week may be found below 🙂
K.M. Weiland: four life-changing New Year’s lessons for writers. Helping Writers Become Authors
Julie Glover wonders, what word will guide your writing life in 2018? Writers in the Storm
Jenny Hansen offers some essential writing advice as you begin the new year. Writers in the Storm
Tamar Sloan offers three powerful techniques to harness reader curiosity. Writers Helping Writers
Greer Macallister explains how to use the feedback you don’t get. Writer Unboxed
Donald Maass gets legendary. Writer Unboxed
Anna Elliott offers some comfort about those stories that won’t let you go. Writer Unboxed
Jo Eberhardt: happy new goals! Writer Unboxed
Terri Frank lists the five g’s of getting libraries to buy your book. DIY MFA
K.T. Lynn: five ways to conquer deadline anxiety. DIY MFA
Kristen Lamb presents the success paradox: programmed to fail or fly?
Chris Winkle creates seven recipes for heroes winning desperate fights. Mythcreants
Oren Ashkenazi lists five behaviours fiction needs to stop demonizing. Mythcreants
Haley Mlotek is searching for the self-loathing woman author. Hazlitt
Tim Lott: why should we subsidise writers who have lost the plot? The Guardian
Stephen Marche co-authored a science fiction story with an algorithm and the CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti interviewed him about it. Also featuring Sandra Kasturi of ChiZine publications and Daniel H. Wilson, author of Robopocalypse.
Mark Abadi shares 27 maps that show how English speakers differ across America. Business Insider
I sincerely hope you found something of use or entertainment in this curation.
Be well until Thursday!