Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting posts about writing – w/e July 31


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


On critiques 4 [info]stacia_kane


This one’s from June 30th, but I only saw it this week. Besides, it made me snort tea through my nose!

Genius Strategies for Defanging Web’s Harshest Critics (Lore Sjoberg) - courtesy of [info]ldragoon

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! [info]bogwitch64 (Because we all should feel like this).  

Things that make me want to beat people with a stick [info]babarnett


Using Contractions in Your Writing (Helen Ginger)


An interesting post about (writers) quitting, or trying to guilt someone into reading a novel – you decide [info]jmeadows


Apples and oranges [info]karen_w_newton

[The publisher of one of the bigger magazines shows how to mend fences] [info]warrenlapine

How to Identify Dragging Narrative (Patricia Stoltey)


6 Reasons Your Blog Traffic Might Be Declining And What To do About It. – courtesy of [info]ysabetwordsmith


Letters From the Query Wars [info]arcaedia


Writing for Clarity [info]kmarkhoover


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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