Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Keeping Yourself Motivated to Write (Rachel Kent)
Keeping Our Books Current (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
Gatekeepers - you're one, too (Juliette Wade)
Getting through a Creative Dry Spell (Mary Keeley)
The Basics of Starting a Writing Group (Daniel Hope)
A sense of urgency: beginnings (Jennifer R. Hubbard)
Character Archetypes (Nancy J. Cohen)
The Year Of Trying (Natalie Whipple)
False Promises (Wendy Lawton)
What to write about when it feels like everything has already been written (Nathan Bransford)
Laying the Groundwork for a Series (Mary Kole)
POV 101: Get into Your Protagonist’s Head and Stay There (Jodie Renner)
How to Use Backstory to Keep Readers Reading (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2013, 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.