Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 23rd, 2015



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

Copying Others and Failing vs. Forging Your Own Path (Dan Blank)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/10/23/copying-others-and-failing-vs-forging-your-own-path/

5 Reasons You’re Experiencing Writer’s Block (Susan Reynolds)
https://janefriedman.com/reasons-for-writers-block/

Arcs and the Synopsis (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/arcs-and-the-synopsis/

How Libraries Acquire Books (Rob Hart)
https://litreactor.com/columns/how-libraries-acquire-books-because-most-people-including-digital-piracy-advocates-dont-seem

Nobody Writes a Great First Draft (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/great-first-draft/

Get Smart (David King)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/10/20/get-smart/

4 Ways to Avoid Floating Head Syndrome! (Bryn Donovan)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/10/writing-dialogue-4-ways-to-avoid.html

When the Publishing Business Just Isn't Into You (Kim English)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/10/when-publishing-business-just-isnt-into.html

The Product or the Pitch, Part One (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2015/10/19/the-product-or-the-pitch-part-1/

The Power of Voice (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/10/the-secret-power-of-voice.html

The Dumbest Mistakes New Authors Make (Bill Ferris)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/10/17/the-dumbest-mistakes-new-authors-make/


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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