Looking for some informal writerly learnings? Don’t worry. I’ve found them:
Vaughn Roycroft is writing through uncertainty (with a writerly life jacket). Writer Unboxed
Dave King: wait, what? The power of ambiguity. Writer Unboxed
Annie Neugebauer explains how to process and filter feedback. Writer Unboxed
Julie Duffy: self-doubt is not good. Writer Unboxed
Laura Drake proposes a writer’s resolution anyone can keep. Writers in the Storm
From Beyoncé to the X-files: allusion power on the page. Margie Lawson guest posts on Writers in the Storm.
Angela Ackerman visits Writers in the Storm. What’s stronger than your character’s worst fear? Their unmet need …
A.K. Perry explores another of James Scott Bell’s signpost scenes: doorway of no return #1. DIY MFA
Brenda Joyce Patterson shares some practical magic: voice in character creation. DIY MFA
Jenn Walton presents five conversations you should have with your protagonist. DIY MFA
Chuck Wendig says that a writing career is a series of cliff-mitigation exercises. Terribleminds
Jami Gold wants you to proactively avoid issues with a brainstorming check.
Jenna Moreci lists the top ten she looks for in a book (for personal reading enjoyment).
Erik Kwakkel tells the tale of two medieval selfies: me, myself, and I. Medieval Books
The Captain Marvel trailer (looks awesome!)
And that was tipsday. Come back on Thursday for your weeky dose of thoughty.
Until then, be well!