It’s that time of the week again, time for informal writerly learnings!
Melinda VanLone offers a quick guide to image copyright issues. On Valentine’s Day, Julie Glover helps you love your writer self. Writers in the Storm
Rheea Mukherjee is writing in a time of global trauma. Jim Dempsey wants to help you create conflict in your characters. Kathryn Craft lists seven ways to overcome story implausibility. David Corbett: if not love … Writer Unboxed
Something just for fun 🙂 Shaelin shares five false writer stereotypes. Reedsy
And then, she shares five true writer stereotypes. Reedsy
Christina Kaye guest posts on Helping Writers Become Authors: four research tips for writing legal fiction.
Laurence MacMaughton offers three rules for raising story stakes. Fiction University
September C. Fawkes explains how premise plays into theme. Brandon Cornett helps you figure out when situational writing works better than plotting. Writers Helping Writers
Jeanette the Writer answers this knotty question: will an editor steal my ideas? Bess McAllister explains how to make your own writer luck. Then, Gabriela Pereira interviews K.S. Villoso about world building in epic fantasy. Anna Thu Nguyenova shares five tips for writing great short stories. DIY MFA
How to write heartbreak. Jenna Moreci
Nathan Bransford suggests you start with the problems before leaping to the solutions in editing.
Chris Winkle shares lessons from the purple prose of The Witcher. Mythcreants
Thanks for visiting, and I hope you’re taking away something that will help you progress in your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well!