You’ve made it through Monday and now it’s time to reward yourself with some informal writerly learnings 🙂
Roz Morris shares five tips for writing good prose. Nail Your Novel
K.M. Weiland walks you through the five steps to creating great character chemistry. Helping Writers Become Authors
Jeanne Kisacky explores non-verbal communication in writing. Writer Unboxed
Sarah Callender laments losing a beloved critique partner. Writer Unboxed
David Corbett follows up on Sharon Bially’s post (which I shared—last week, was it?) with whiff of death, meet moment of clarity. Writer Unboxed
Porter Anderson looks at solitude and solidarity and the advocacy of the Authors Guild. Writer Unboxed
Chuck Wendig presents the opposite of “kill your darlings.” Then, he’s setting free the sacred cows of writing advice. He was going to slaughter them, but, ick. Terribleminds
Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes glean five writing lessons from “The Americans.” Writers in the Storm
Lisa Hall-Wilson says that emotional layers are the gateway to deep point of view. Writers in the Storm
Becca Puglisi helps you determine your character’s emotional range. Writers in the Storm
Jami Gold stops by Writers Helping Writers: watch out! Avoiding sneaky plot holes.
Christina Delay dives deep into POV on Writers Helping Writers.
Kristen Lamb talks boundaries: be nice … until it’s time to not be nice.
Brenda Joyce Patterson helps you solve the riddle of voice. DIY MFA
Valentine Ferrari shares five tips to keep your blog healthy and vital for many years. DIY MFA
Nathan Bransford advises you to watch out for empty gestures in your novel.
Rebecca Monterusso on Jane Friedman’s blog: what does it mean to write a scene that works?
Chris Winkle presents five underused character archetypes. Mythcreants
And that was Tipsday. Be sure to come back for some thought on Thursday!
Until then, be well.