Are you looking for your informal writerly learnings? Why, here they are!
Lisa Hall-Wilson shares nine tips for creating successful antagonists in any genre. Writers in the Storm
Janice Hardy wonders, is structure strangling your writing? Later in the week, she offers an easy tip for tightening you novel’s plot. Fiction University
Jim Dempsey: the different types of editing explained (and how to determine which one you need!). Writer Unboxed
Juliet Marillier: is fudging history ever ok? Writer Unboxed
David Corbett examines truth in fiction: writing what you don’t believe. Writer Unboxed
Kathryn Magendie muses on the mathematical equations of perfection in nature. Writer Unboxed
Sacha Black says, if you want your readers to fall in love with your hero, you have to create the perfect hero lens. Later in the week, C.S. Lakin stops by to share some all-important considerations when crafting a scene. Writers Helping Writers
Abigail K. Perry looks at the midpoint in her latest column of signpost scenes: the mirror moment. DIY MFA
Brenda Joyce Patterson takes a deep dive into poetry. DIY MFA
Gabriela Pereira interviews David Corbett: a masterclass on character. DIY MFA
Chris Winkle delves into six common wordcraft mistakes in manuscripts. Then, Oren Ashkenazi looks at six reasons the Fire Nation is such a good villain. Mythcreants
Creative Principles takes a quick tour of the 16 Myers-Briggs personality types with examples from life and screen.
Charlie Jane Anders: Play to your strengths? Hell, no. Why you should play to your weaknesses as an author. Tor.com
And that was tipsday for this week.
Come back on Thursday for your weekly dose of thoughty.
Until then, be well, my writerly friends 🙂