You’ve survived Monday! Reward yourself with some informal writerly learnings.
Janice Hardy says, author, we have a problem: four plotting tips. Later in the week, Janice is poking dead scenes with a stick. Fiction University
K.M. Weiland shares six steps to create realistic and powerful scene dilemmas. Helping Writers Become Authors
Jami Gold uses an, ahem, moving metaphor to discover what matters in our stories. Then, she wonders, where do you want your story (or career) to go?
Jenna Moreci explains how to tell if you should write a series (and when you shouldn’t).
Abigail K. Perry covers James Scott Bell’s final signpost scene: transformation. As one series ends, another begins. The first of my three-part series on the tarot as a tool for mythic storytelling: an introduction to the tarot. DIY MFA
Donald Maass revisits the uncon again: world building for non-SFF writers. Cathy Yardley: your subconscious speaks a different language. ‘Cause tarot (see above)! Writer Unboxed
Meg LaTorre explains how to find critique partners and beta readers. Writers Helping Writers
Kris Spisak advises you to look at these four problem areas when revising. Jane Friedman
Joanna Penn interviews Jennie Nash: would you make a good book coach? The Creative Penn
Chris Winkle explains how storytellers use reactivity and proactivity for effect. Then, Oren Ashkenazi shares seven tricks to improve your minions. Mythcreants
Etuaptmumk: two-eyed seeing. Rebecca Thomas TEDxNSCCWaterfront
Brit Marling: I don’t want to be the strong female lead. The New York Times
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you’re taking away something to help with your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well, my writerly friends 🙂