And here we are in August! It’s time to change direction and indulge in some informal writerly learnings.
Kathryn Craft: where a writer’s story begins. Laurie Schnebly Campbell asks, where, when, why? Writers in the Storm
K.M. Weiland helps you learn five types of character arc at a glance: the two heroic arcs, part 1 of 2. Helping Writers Become Authors
William R. Leibowitz delves into the challenges of believability in writing science fiction. C. S. Lakin
Allison Winn Scotch is writing in the chaos. Meanwhile, Cathy Yardly is addressing anxiety. Writer Unboxed
How to use and eliminate passive voice. Reedsy
Nathan Bransford explains what it costs to self-publish a book.
Sara Letourneau is identifying themes in poetry. Jeanette the Writer extolls the power of punctuation. DIY MFA
Jami Gold: do we know what we’re capable of?
Peter Gelfan explains how to craft engaging dialogue exchanges. Writers Helping Writers
How to write a fight scene. Reedsy
Angela Ackerman is depicting characters held back by fear. Then, Oren Ashkenazi teaches authorial endorsement 101. Mythcreants
Robert Lee Brewer explains the difference between a lot and allot (and that alot is NOT a word!). Writer’s Digest
Cecelia Watson recounts the birth of the semi-colon. The Paris Review
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you found something helpful.
Until Thursday, be well, my writerly friends!