You survived Monday! Reward yourself with some informal writerly learnings.
Jan O’Hara says, if you’re not writing, you may have ego-trapped yourself. Dave King: is prologue past? Desmond Hall drops some writing wisdom on pacing this month. Then, Diana Giovinazzo is learning to love the synopsis—Honey, I shrunk the plot! Writer Unboxed
Angela Ackerman explains how to write a book from start to finish in 13 steps. Then, Lynette M. Burrows helps you make flat characters genuine in eight (sort of) easy steps. Eldred Brid: do you have a story? Answer these six questions to find out! Writers in the Storm
Bad writing habits to stop in 2023. Reedsy
K.M. Weiland shares six lessons from four years of writer’s block. Helping Writers Become Authors
Elizabeth Spann Craig: when you’re stuck as a writer. Anyone see a theme here? Anyone? Bueller?
What critics don’t recognize about Avatar: The Way of Water. Like Stories of Old
Marissa Graff shares five ways to approach your novel like a trial lawyer. Writers Helping Writers
Nathan Bransford wants you to infuse your character’s desires into their observations.
Popular writing methods I don’t use and alternatives to try. Shaelin Writes
Tiffany Yates Martin explains why we can’t look away from White Lotus. Fox Print Editorial
Lori Walker interviews Kendare Blake about rebooting a beloved series. Then, Regina Meyer shares five tips on running your own book public relations and marketing. Amy Wallen lists 12 steps to get your book written. DIY MFA
Chris Winkle explains how to describe characters. Then, Oren Ashkenazi analyzes five stories with strong ensemble casts. Mythcreants
Thank you for spending some time with me, and I hope you took away something to support your current work(s) in progress.
Until Thursday, keep staying safe and well.
One thought on “Tipsday: Informal writerly learnings, Jan 15-21, 2023”
I found the Lynette Burrows post interesting. Even secondary characters have to have something memorable.
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