Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
To Free or Not To Free (Terry Odell)
Conquering the Cliché (Ash Krafton)
Gerunds Be Gone (Nancy J. Cohen) http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/11/gerunds-be-gone.html
Think YOU Don’t Like Pass Letters? (Rachelle Gardner)
Positive and Negative Motivation (Mary Kole)
Rising Expectations, Daily Pages, and Having Fun (Kristan Hoffman)
Your Friends Won’t Tell You—But Your Editor Will (Sarah Crysl Akhtar)
Literary Fiction and Self-Publishing (James Scott Bell)
Story Structure for Dummies (Larry Brooks)
I'm Outraged! (Mark Alpert)
The Submission Process, from an Agent's POV (Jennifer Laughran)
If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2013, 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.