Welcome February, Imbolc, Groundhog Day, and the return of the light! We’ve made it through the better part of winter. Reward yourself with some informal writerly learnings.
Janice Hardy: things to consider when adding a point of view character. Fiction University
Jenny Hansen shares tips for Word’s track changes features, her favourite editing lifesaver. Kris Maze: when rejection becomes connection. Writers in the Storm
Kim Bullock: the benefits of sensory deprivation for writers. Ann Marie Nieves says, we need more of that. Writer Unboxed
The Take examines the smart girl trope.
Jami Gold helps you build a bridge from story beginning to main conflict. Writers Helping Writers
Over on her own site, Jami Gold wonders what calls for diversity mean for our writing.
Ellen Brock shares her theory of four types of writers (across two spectra). Very intriguing. I’m looking forward to the next videos in the series.
Nathan Bransford shares his plot framework. Then, he explains why protagonists need to be active.
Emily Wenstrom lists her top 2020 social media trends for authors. DIY MFA
Jane Friedman offers her guide to getting the most out of a writing conference.
Juliette Dunn lists six things writers should know about autistic people. Then, Oren Ashkenazi analyzes six overpowered characters and explains how to fix them. Mythcreants
The Lost Words Blessing – The Lost Words. Don’t think this belongs in tipsday? Listen. Just listen. You’ll understand.
Caught up in the details? Stop overthinking and just write. CBC Books
Thank you for visiting. I hope you take away some great supports for your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well!
One thought on “Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz, Jan 26-Feb 1, 2020”
So much info. I especially enjoyed the videos!
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