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Interesting posts about writing - w/e July 24

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


Intuition and Instruction [info]cathschaffstump


Wright’s Writing Corner: My Writing Tips [info]arhyalon courtesy of [info]brni

This next one’s not even loosely connected to writing, but what the heck, the first video made me LOL, out loud. [info]dynastic_queen

Face-Lift 6: Guess the Plot (Evil Editor)
courtesy of [info]aprilhenry - I recommend the other five too.


Letters From the Query Wars [info]arcaedia

[Good Enough: Part 1]

Good Enough is Never Enough (Jessica Faust) – courtesy of [info]marthawells

[Good Enough: Part 2]

I’ll Show you why You’re so Much More Than Good Enough [info]jmeadows

Good Enough: Part 3]
For the life of me I cannot remember what made us think that we were wise and that we’d never compromise

Why do Good Agents Turn Down Good Books
(Anne Hawkins)
– courtesy of [info]aprilhenry 


On Critiques and taking Them Too Personally [info]amy34

Why bother to get it right? For your readers, damn it! [info]aprilhenry

A Conversation With Douglas Preston
(Jonathan Maberry)

Monday Writing Tip

An Author Walks Into a Bookstore for a Signing…
- courtesy of [info]aprilhenry

What Makes a Book a Book?


Slush Stats [info]jmeadows
[I was in two minds about posting this one, because I suggested the topic, but I think it’s an important issue]

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.

Tags: fiction, writing

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