It’s Christmas Eve! Time to unwrap your package of informal writerly learnings.
Erika Liodice suggests a new approach for the New Year: un-resolutions. Vaughn Roycroft: the hygge writer. Dave King goes in search of the story beyond the story. Writer Unboxed
Barbara Linn Probst suggests some visual-spatial tools for mapping—and enhancing—you story. John Peragine: the most difficult conversation for writers. Laura Drake recommends using comparison for power. Writers in the Storm
Is it possible to write an original story? Reedsy
K.M. Weiland shows you how to explore theme through your secondary characters: six important questions to ask. Helping Writers Become Authors
Lucy V. Hay shows you three steps to writing diverse characters. Angela Ackerman wants you to build a roadmap to the author future you want. Writers Helping Writers
Jenna Moreci goes over the pros and cons of past and present tense.
Jeanette the Writer answers an editorial question: how do I use italics? Manuela Williams shares five ways to build your author brand when you’re super busy. DIY MFA
Jami Gold explains how to write a strong resolution.
Chris Winkle: agency is what that sexy lamp is missing. Then Oren Ashkenazi suggests eight holiday presents for the fictional character in your life. Mythcreants
Robert Lee Brewer: should you use e-mail or email? Writer’s Digest
Neil Gaiman on the Tim Ferris show.
Thanks for visiting. I hope you take away something you need for your current work in progress.
Until next time, be well, my writerly friends … and to all, a good night!