Another awesome week of informal writerly learnings.
Rochelle Deans covers for K.M. Weiland while she’s on hiatus: three tips for writing a story that’s better than its flaws. Helping Writers Become Authors
Jenny Hansen wonders, have you lost touch with your inner avid reader? Writers in the Storm
Julie Glover suggests four easy edits to make your story flow better. Writers in the Storm
David Corbett is gearing up for getting out: the conference experience. Writer Unboxed
Jami Gold drops by Writers Helping Writers to apply lessons from TV to chapter hooks: and … action!
Over on her own blog, Jami wonders, what do you want to write that you haven’t yet?
Kristen Lamb discusses time as a literary device: flashbacks vs. non-linear structure.
Laurence MacNaughton offers five tips for writing group success. Fiction University
Kristen Lamb helps you decipher the log line: can you pitch your entire story in one sentence?
Ellen Brock offers a two-part series on writing a query letter. Here’s part one:
And part two:
Here’s my latest DIY MFA column: world building with the celestial objects of our Solar System.
On episode 217 of DIY MFA Radio, Gabriela Pereira interviews Yang Huang: write dangerously. Later in the week, Gabriela presents the opposite is possible theory of character development. DIY MFA
Chuck Wendig says, you gotta trust in the process. Terribleminds
Jim C. Hines explains what to do when you’re called out on something problematic …
So looking forward to Outlander season 4.
Be well until Thursday, when you can visit again to pick up some thoughty 😉