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Quick Link: All About Commas

August 26, 2016
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Quick Link: All About Commas

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today we head over to The Write Practice for a refresher course on commas by Ruthanne Reid. Comma placement is very important and can change the meaning of a sentence is read.  The most famous example: A panda walks into a...

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Quick Links: Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 51: One-Dimensional Characters

August 24, 2016
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Quick Links: Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 51: One-Dimensional Characters

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. K.M. Weiland post comes down to two things – show don’t tell – and make the details of your characters count. In the Harry Potter stories, Harry is known for his lighting bolt scar on his forehead, but J.K. Rowling doesn’t...

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Quick Links: How to Finish Your Book in Three Drafts

August 24, 2016
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Quick Links: How to Finish Your Book in Three Drafts

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Reworking drafts is a big struggle with me. I would much rather the excitement of a new story! So when Stuart Horwitz wrote a post on how to finish your book with only three drafts you bet my ears perked up!  So...

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Quick Links: Let’s Get Sensory: Powering Scenes Using The 5 Senses

August 23, 2016
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Quick Links: Let’s Get Sensory: Powering Scenes Using The 5 Senses

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Steven King is one of my favorite writers, not just because he writes great stories, but because of how he writes. I grew up in New England, where he often sets a scene. While reading his stories, I can picture the...

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Quick Links: Anthologies: How They Can Advance Your Writing Career

August 22, 2016
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Quick Links: Anthologies: How They Can Advance Your Writing Career

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love anthologies as a way of finding new authors. Alex J. Cavanaugh discusses how anthologies can help writers and has tips to make your anthology experience successful.  Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris has the full details. ~ *...

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Quick Link: Ten Clever Ways To Keep Your Reader Enthralled

August 18, 2016
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Quick Link: Ten Clever Ways To Keep Your Reader Enthralled

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The Wicked Writing Blog is actually very helpful with tips by Sue Coletta on tweaking your writing to pull your reader further into your story. Check it out. ~ * ~ Ten Clever Ways To Keep Your Reader Enthralled by Sue...

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Quick Link: In the Flesh: Fleshing Out Flat Characters

August 18, 2016
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Quick Link: In the Flesh: Fleshing Out Flat Characters

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Janice Harding always has great advice. This time it is about how to change some less than memorable characters into more dynamic integral parts of the story. ~ * ~ In the Flesh: Fleshing Out Flat Characters Friday, June 10 By...

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Quick Links: It’s Not You, It’s Me: Nine Things I’m So Over in Romance Novels

August 17, 2016
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Quick Links: It’s Not You, It’s Me: Nine Things I’m So Over in Romance Novels

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ok, I admit it. Romance is not my favorite genre. Not saying I haven’t read any but I am very picky and they are few and far between. Even so, Jessica Tripler  at Book Riot has some great points on things...

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Quick Link: How Writers Can Develop Emotional Connections between Reader and Hero

August 16, 2016
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Quick Link: How Writers Can Develop Emotional Connections between Reader and Hero

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We all want to tell our story and as writers we want someone to get our story, to fall in love with our characters. Patrick Cole at Live Write Thrive, shares with us his tips on how to connect the reader...

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