This week’s curation of informal writerly learnings for your consideration.
Julie Glover talks plotting, pantsing, and personality type. [Hehe! I was one of the 87 people on FB who responded to Julie’s question 🙂 ] Lisa Hall-Wilson shares four pro tips for writing the emotional journey in deep POV. [I’m participating in Lisa’s five day deep POV challenge!] Writers in the Storm
Jael McHenry considers the novelist’s necessary evils. Jim Dempsey says, writing is a labyrinth of choices. Sarah Callender forgets to remember that writing can be uncomfortable. Kathryn Craft lists 12 signs that you’re afraid of your work in progress. Writer Unboxed
Janice Hardy explains how to ground (and hook) your reader in your opening scene. Then, Janice shares lessons learned from a decade in publishing. Fiction University
Meg La Torre visits Jenna Moreci and explains everything you ever wanted to know about literary agents.
K.M. Weiland issues a challenge to write life-changing fiction. Helping Writers Become Authors
Sacha Black helps you embrace diversity by writing the character you’re afraid to write. Then, Lisa Hall-Wilson explains how to scare your readers using deep point of view. Writers Helping Writers
Emily Wenstrom explains how (and why) to market yourself. Savannah Cordova shares five highly effective ways to reboot your creative system. DIY MFA
Macy Thornhill shares six ways to stay productive in a creative slump. The Creative Penn
Chris Winkle offers some thoughts on reconciling your character’s choices with your plot. Then, Oren Ashkenazi considers five more underutilized settings in speculative fiction. Mythcreants
Sabrina Imbler reports that the Merriam-Webster of medieval Irish has just got a major update. Atlas Obscura
Mental Floss presents 30 Harry Potter word origins 🙂
Joolz looks at English idioms and where they come from. ‘Cause language!
And that was tipsday. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you found something useful for your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well, my writerly friends!