October 6th, 2017

Interesting blog posts about writing – October 5th 2017

Wisdom On the Web

Here’s my latest selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing:

Editors Dish: What They Want New Freelance Writers to Understand (Jamie Cattanach)
https://thewritelife.com/what-editors-wish-freelance-writers-knew/

Herd Your CATS (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/10/herd-your-cats.html

Fabulous First Lines (Laura Fineberg Cooper)
https://writersrumpus.com/2017/09/29/fabulous-first-lines/

8 Things to Know If You Want to Write a Picture Book (Amy Fellner Dominy & Nate Evans)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/09/8-things-to-know-if-you-want-to-write.html

Historical Novels—Your Research To-Do List (Lydia Kang)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/09/22/historical-novels-your-research-to-do-list/

The 3 Biggest Pitch Mistakes This Editor Sees Every Day (Nicole Dieker)
https://thewritelife.com/biggest-pitch-mistakes/

5 Tips for Organizing Subplots (K.M.Weiland)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/5-tips-organizing-subplots/

How Your Flexibility is Actually Hurting Your Writing Career (Adam Hughes)
https://thewritelife.com/flexibility-in-your-writing-career/

The Villain Reveal: Three Different Approaches (Jonathan Vars)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/6186/the-villain-reveal-three-different-approaches/

The Power of Decency in Fiction (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/09/the-power-of-decency-in-fiction.html

Business Musings: Rip Van Winkle Syndrome (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2017/09/06/business-musings-rip-van-winkle-syndrome/

10 Steps to Creating Memorable Heroes (Jerry Jenkins)
https://www.jerryjenkins.com/character-development/



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016, and my previous 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.