November 15th, 2013

JonGibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e November 15th, 2013


Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:

Writing to a Theme (Elizabeth Spann Craig) http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/11/writing-to-theme.html

9 Ways To Undermine Your Characters’ Best Laid Plans (Lisa Cron)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/11/14/9-ways-to-undermine-your-characters-best-laid-plans/

Storytelling (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2013/11/13/the-business-rusch-storytelling/

Writing with Two Heads (Joe Moore)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2013/11/writing-with-two-heads.html

Should Unpublished Novelists Build Platforms? (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/unpublished-novelists

Three Men and a Manuscript: A Forum on the Storytelling Craft (Larry Brooks)
http://storyfix.com/three-men-and-a-manuscript-a-forum-on-the-storytelling-craft

Solicitation Alert: Bloggingbooks (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2013/11/solicitation-alert-bloggingbooks.html

5 Tips for Writing Themed Submissions (Karen Nelson)
www.everydayfiction.com/flashfictionblog/5-tips-for-writing-themed-submissions/

When Your Story Takes a Vacation - 5 Ways to Cope (Shonell Bacon)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2013/11/when-your-story-takes-vacation-5-ways.html

Three Deadly Potholes That Await (to swallow your story) Along the Writing Road (Larry Brooks)
http://storyfix.com/three-deadly-potholes-that-await-to-swallow-your-story-along-the-writing-road
(Sorry, this post seems to have gone walkabout. I'll replace the link if it ever returns)

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2012, and last week’s list.

If you have a particular favorite among these, please let the author know (and me too, if you have time).  Also, if you've a link to a great post that isn't here, feel free to share.