This will be my last Tipsday for a few weeks, but it’s a good ‘un 😉
K.M. Weiland delves into writing voice and the six things you need to know to improve it. Helping Writers Become Authors
Sacha Black visits Writers Helping Writers: myths and misconceptions of villains and mental health.
Then, Dario Ciriello drops by to discuss plotting for pantsers. Writers Helping Writers
Janice Hardy continues her birth of a book series with developing your characters. Fiction University
Jerry Jenkins stops by the BookBaby blog: become a demanding self-editor.
Annie Neugebauer explains why thought triggers are the Chekov’s gun of writing tricks. Writer Unboxed
Louie Cronin: stupid advice I have taken about writing. Writer Unboxed
Orly Konig Lopez: the shifting priorities of your writing career. Writers in the Storm
G. Myrthil: when life throws your writing routine off balance, remember these three things. DIY MFA
Linda Bernadette Burgess shares five things to remember when your manuscript hits close to home. DIY MFA
Oren Ashkenazi lists five magic items that break their stories. Mythcreants
Joanna Penn interviews Jeff Goins on the Creative Penn podcast.
Frank Miniter offers a no nonsense guide to marketing your book. Forbes
Kim Fahner talks about the Raining Poetry Project on CBC’s Morning North.
Nicole Brewer speaks of the influence of Anakana Schofield and Miriam Toews. Many Gendered Mothers
Constance Grady rereads Jane Austin’s most romantic scene: “I am half agony, half hope.” Vox
Christina DesMarais lists 43 embarrassing grammar errors even smart people make. Inc.
The 2017 Sunburst Award Shortlist.
Liz Bourke, Sleeps with Monsters: stop erasing women’s presence in SFF. Tor.com
Nikki Vanry lists five SFF novels with badass middle aged heroines. Book Riot
Hillary Kelly: our biggest questions after the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere. The Vulture
Eeeeeee! Emily Asher-Perrin announces the 13th Doctor! Tor.com
And moar eeeee! Leah Schnelbach shares the thrilling new trailer for Stranger Things 2. Tor.com
So much good stuff is coming out of SDCC 🙂 Germaine Lussier shares the latest Thor: Ragnarok trailer. i09
Come back on Thursday for some thoughty 🙂
Until then, be well.