I present this week’s batch of informal writerly learnings 🙂
Daryl Rothman visits Helping Writers Become Authors: how to write stories that matter with writing’s secret formula.
Jim Dempsey wants you to give useful criticism. Kathryn Craft studies showing through exposition. Juliet Marillier considers publicity and the introvert. David Corbett is turning a terrible truth into compelling fiction. Kathryn Magendie is living the dreamy dreamland. Writer Unboxed
Shaelin explains how to write a scene. Reedsy
Jami Gold considers what’s stopping our characters: avoiding change. Writers Helping Writers
Kris Kennedy returns to Jami Gold’s blog for part three of her avoid infodumping by making backstory essential series.
Nathan Bransford lists seven reasons your characters feel flat. Then, Nathan lays out your options in hybrid publishing.
Manuela Williams explains how to use Pinterest to create an author brand board. DIY MFA
Fae Rowan shares ten more f-words for writers and their characters. Writers in the Storm
Sophia Jeppson explains how to make time travel logical. Oren Ashkenazi considers five ridiculous organizations from popular series. Mythcreants
Robert Lee Brewer explains the difference between prophesy and prophecy. Then, he tackles the difference between allude and elude. Writer’s Digest
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you found the information you need to move forward with your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well, my friends!