I proudly present you informal writerly learnings for the week.
K.M. Weiland answers seven frequently asked questions. Helping Writers Become Authors
Anne Greenwood Brown discusses visual thinking on Writer Unboxed.
Barbara O’Neal shares a few tips on dealing with judgement. Writer Unboxed
John J. Kelley: what mystery propels your novel? Writer Unboxed
Jeff Shear guest posts on Jane Friedman’s blog: a brief history of the fantasy genre.
Kristen Lamb warns about the dangers of premature editing.
Jami Gold fills in another blank in her writing craft master list: parallelism.
Chuck Wendig offers an analogy for character agency: history versus destiny. Terribleminds
Chris Winkle lists six types of turning points for climaxes. Mythcreants
Jenna Moreci lists the ten tropes that drive her crazy in fiction.
Then, she follows up with the ten tropes she LURVES.
N.K. Jemisin interviews Neil Gaiman on writing the comics—and queer characters—we need. Literary Hub
Halimah Marcus and Benjamin Samuel came up with this fun way to build a novel pitch. Think I’ll use a D20 and a D6 🙂 Electric Lit
Geeta Dayal shares Ursula K. Le Guin’s deeply weird and enjoyable electronica album. Because Ursula. The Guardian
And that was Tipsday.
Be well until Thursday!