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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e May 29th 2015



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

Fun With Literary Allusions (Anne Greenwood Brown)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/05/29/fun-with-literary-allusions/

The Age-Old Cynicism Surrounding the Dream of Book Writing (Jane Friedman)
http://janefriedman.com/2015/05/29/book-writing-dream/

Owning Up to Our Writing…Locally (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
http://elizabethspanncraig.com/3109/owning-up-to-our-writinglocally/

DIY Book Covers for the Self Publishing-Inclined (George Cotronis)
https://litreactor.com/columns/diy-book-covers-for-the-self-publishing

Getting Unstuck: pure craft (Jane Lebak)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/05/getting-unstuck-pure-craft.html

Choices (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2015/05/27/business-musings-choices/

A Subtle Technique (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/a-subtle-technique/

25 Magazines and Websites That Want Your Work (Kelly Gurnett)
http://thewritelife.com/where-to-submit-short-stories/

The Trap of Your Comfort Zone (Dan Blank)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/05/22/the-trap-of-your-comfort-zone/

You Can Master Classic Story Structure (Jerry B. Jenkins)
http://storyfix.com/you-can-master-classic-story-structure-a-guest-post-by-jerry-b-jenkins

Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully—in Ten Minutes (Stephen King) Jon’s Pick of the Week
www.jerryjenkins.com/guest-blog-from-stephen-king/

How Important is Your Book Title? (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/your-book-title/

False Summits–and How to Get to the Top Anyway (Harry Bingham)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/05/20/false-summits-and-how-to-get-the-top-anyway/

Begin Your Novel with Action: A Good Rule? (Jeff Gerke)
http://janefriedman.com/2015/05/19/begin-with-action/

Never Stop Learning (Alissa Grosso)
http://yaoutsidethelines.blogspot.com/2015/05/never-stop-learning-alissa-grosso.html

The 10 Keys to Writing Killer Fight Scenes (Bill Ferris)
http://writerunboxed.com/2015/05/16/awesome-combo-the-10-keys-to-writing-killer-fight-scenes/



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2014, 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.
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