February 6th, 2015

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 6th 2015



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

My GRAVITY lawsuit and how it affects every writer who sells to Hollywood (Tess Gerritsen)
www.tessgerritsen.com/gravity-lawsuit-affects-every-writer-sells-hollywood/

How to Slash Your Word Count by 20-40% (Jodie Renner)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/02/how-to-slash-your-word-count-by-20-40.html

Why Authors Walk Away From Good, Big 5 Publishers (Harry Bingham)
http://janefriedman.com/2015/02/05/walk-away-good-big-5-publishers/

Business Musings: Following The Crowd (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2015/02/04/business-musings-following-the-crowd/

The World According to You (Donald Maass)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/02/04/the-world-according-to-you/

Subplots (Joe Moore)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2015/02/subplots.html

Novelists: Two Empowering Little Mind-Models That Just Might Change Everything For You (Larry Brooks) JON’S PICK OF THE WEEK
http://storyfix.com/novelists-two-empowering-little-mind-models-just-might-change-everything

Picture Book Plotting 101 (Sarah Frances Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/02/picture-book-plotting-101.html

Who's Running Your Writers' Group? Why You Should Be Careful (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/02/whos-running-your-writers-group-why-you.html

Learning to Love the Synopsis (Jael McHenry)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/02/02/learning-to-love-the-synopsis/



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2014, 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.