July 19th, 2019

Interesting blog posts about writing – July 19th 2019

Wisdom On the Web

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


Turn that Picture Book Page! (Patricia Toht)
https://groggorg.blogspot.com/2016/04/turn-that-picture-book-page-by-patricia.html
by way of Laurie Wallmark

Let No Good Tension Go Unstretched (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2019/06/let-no-good-tension-go-unstretched.html

Understand Your Premise to Understand Your Novel (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/07/understand-your-premise-to-understand.html

How to Write an Opening Scene that Hooks Readers (Janice Hardy)
https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/07/how-to-write-an-opening-scene-that-hooks-readers/

Barnes & Noble SOLD: Goliath has Fallen & What This Means for Writers (Kristen Lamb) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2019/06/barnes-noble-goliath-has-fallen/

How to write a good climax in a novel (NathanBransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2019/06/how-to-write-a-good-climax-in-a-novel

Staying Positive After a Rejection (Tyrean Martinson)
www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/2019/06/staying-positive-after-rejection.html

5 Ways to Ensure Readers Don’t Abandon Your Book (Jane Friedman)
https://www.janefriedman.com/5-ways-story-stakes-keep-readers-glued/

How Predatory Companies Are Trying to Hijack Your Publisher Search, Part 2 (Victoria Strauss)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/06/4-steps-to-establish-beginning-of-your.html

Make Your Setting REAL With Strategic Description (Lisa Hall-Wilson)
https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/06/make-your-story-feel-real-with-strategic-description/


If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2018, 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.