I hope everyone had a marvelous Mother’s Day. Looking forward to Victoria Day long weekend here in Canada 🙂 In the meantime, please enjoy your weekly batch of informal writerly learnings.
Greer Macallister says, history wasn’t white, so historical fiction shouldn’t be either. Kathryn Craft shares six tips for creating good bridging conflict. Juliet Marillier introduces you to the writer’s dog. David Corbett shares what teaching in prison is teaching him. Writer Unboxed
Critiquing an excerpt from a brave volunteer, K.M. Weiland reveals eight quick tips for show, don’t tell. Helping Writers Become Authors
Emmanuel Nataf stops by Elizabeth Spann Craig’s blog to explain why science fiction is needed now more than ever.
Jenna Moreci returns with more dialogue advice.
Janice Hardy: how a limited vs. tight point of view can confuse writers. Fiction University
Marc Graham guest posts on The Creative Penn: becoming a story shaman.
Meg LaTorre visits Writers Helping Writers: how should I publish my book?
Piper Bayard considers backstory: the more I know, the less you have to. Writers in the Storm
Chris Winkle wants you to understand character representation. Mythcreants
Elizabeth Winkler: was Shakespeare a woman? The Atlantic
Florence + the Machine: Jenny of Oldstones (from Game of Thrones).
And that was tipsday for this week.
Come back on Thursday to add some thoughty into your life 🙂
Until then, be well!