My first post-NaNo Tipsday! Have you been missing your informal writerly learnings? Here they are!
K.M. Weiland offers her ten rules of writing large casts of characters. Helping Writers Become Authors
Donna Galanti stops by Writers in the Storm: letting go in writing and in life.
Jael McHenry: writing, the gift of time, and O’Henry. Writer Unboxed
Donald Maass offers some 21st century craft advice: catastrophe theory and characters. Writer Unboxed
The power of fiction to change beliefs: Julie Carrick Dalton interviews Omar El Akkad. Writer Unboxed
James Scott Bell stops by Writers Helping Writers to share some tips on beginnings and backstory.
Angela Ackerman guest posts on Mythcreants: taking character relationships to the next level.
Pamela Taylor considers research as real life. DIY MFA
Chris Eboch posts on Fiction University: editing after #NaNoWriMo is the way to make your #writing shine.
Janice Hardy shares five ways to write stronger opening scenes. Fiction University
Colleen M. Story drops by Writers in the Storm to show you how to restore your love of writing.
Agent Barbara Poelle answers another funny you should ask question: how do you support your more successful writer friend when you’re feeling jealous? Writer’s Digest
Brian Curian shares three simple things you can do to find your writing voice. The Writing Cooperative
And that was Tipsday.
Unfortunately, my brain could not brain following NaNo (not unusual) so there will be no Thoughty Thursday this week. I hope to accumulate enough inspirational, research-y, creative stuff for next week.
Until next Tuesday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.