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K.M. Weiland continues her ultimate first chapter checklist with part 2: writing the opening scene. Helping Writers Become Authors
Colleen M. Story wonders, is it unhealthy to be a workaholic writer? Writers in the Storm
Margie Lawson works her deep edit analysis magic on a bunch of descriptive passages. Not your mama’s character descriptions. Writers in the Storm
Laurie Schnebly Campbell helps you use the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator to create characters who drive each other crazy. Writers in the Storm
Lisa Cron explains how you keep writing when that critical, inner voice won’t shut up. Writers Helping Writers
Christina Delay dives deep with emotion on Writers Helping Writers.
Callie Oettinger reveals the secrets of the creative brain on Steve Pressfield’s blog.
Porter Anderson offers this provocation in publishing: attention spans are shorter and word counts are trending down. My favourite quote is from Tom Goodwin: “Book publishing is not in the ‘text industry.’ It’s not in the ‘reading industry.’ It’s in the ‘what do people want to spend their time doing? industry.’” Writer Unboxed
The Unbound Book fest is ripped for lack of inclusiveness and silencing a panelist last year. Olivia Garrett for the Missourian.
This oughta be fun: The Incredibles 2 trailer 🙂
And that was Tipsday.
Be well until Thoughty Thursday!