March first was lamb-like. I’m hoping for a gentle month. How about you?
Now, it’s time to get your fill of informal writerly learnings.
Tiffany Yates Martin lists ten specific ways to encourage your reader to like your protagonist. Kris Maze shares five steps to becoming a superstar self-editor. Writers in the Storm
Julia Munroe Martin is not above spying … again. Barbara Linn Probst is taking it scene by scene: the “middle level” of writing. Heather Webb tackles the social media meltdown and burnout. Writer Unboxed
K.M. Weiland shares the professional resources she uses for all aspects of writing and publishing processes. Helping Writers Become Authors
Do you need to outline your book? Reedsy
Then, Shaelin recommends how to develop your best writing process. Reedsy
Joanna Penn interviews Barbara Poelle about finding and pitching a literary agent. The Creative Penn
Sarah Chauncey lists five flashback mistakes. Jane Friedman
Nathan Bransford: don’t release the tension.
Manuela Williams shares five tips for writing an author bio that stands out. DIY MFA
Jami Gold explains how to get advice from an editor. Later in the week, she wonders, do our stories have deeper meanings?
Chris Winkle lists the four essentials of an effective character arc. Then, Oren Ashkenazi explains how to use failure in your story. Mythcreants
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you took away something tasty that will support your current work in progress.
Until Thursday, be well!