Give yourself the treat of informal writerly learnings on this last day of July 🙂
Jane Friedman excerpts from Diana Kimpton’s Plots and Plotting on her blog: how to skillfully use subplots in your novel.
K.M. Weiland shares four steps to turn an idea into a story that rocks. Helping Writers Become Authors
Anne Greenwood Brown explains how to write emotional scenes when you’d really rather not. Writer Unboxed
Heather Webb encourages you to build a world, hook a reader. Writer Unboxed
Joanna Penn interviews Samantha Keel about writing effective injuries for your characters. The Creative Penn
Kathryn Craft: our capacity for brilliance. Writers in the Storm
Rachael Stephen: how to punch perfectionism in its dumb face.
Leanne Sowul is writing for life. DIY MFA
Brenda Joyce Patterson explores voice across genre: by any other name. DIY MFA
Laura Stradiotto interviews Gail Anderson-Dargatz: overcoming the fear of writing. I attended her workshop on Saturday—stellar! The Sudbury Star
Jeff Vandermeer shares his views on the art and science of structuring a novel. Electric Lit
Hope you found something to move your craft forward.
Come back on Thursday for some thoughty.
Until then, be well, my friends.