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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e November 20th, 2015



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

Is Backstory Killing Your Book’s Plot? (C. S. Lakin)
www.thewritelife.com/is-backstory-killing-your-books-plot-heres-how-to-fix-it/

Further Thoughts On Your Story’s Midpoint, Starring Darth Vader (Chuck Wendig)
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/11/18/further-thoughts-on-your-storys-midpoint-starring-darth-vader/

Signing Away Your Rights: Arbitration Clauses in Book Contracts (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/11/signing-away-your-rights-arbitration.html

3 Elements of Every Successful Social Media Post (Michael Rogan)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/11/3-elements-of-every-successful-social.html

Why 9 Out of 10 Writers Quit (And How to Be the 1 Who Finishes) (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/writers-quit/

What a Critique Group Can…and Cannot…Do For You (Kathryn Lilley)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/11/critique-groups-the-good-and-the-bad.html

3 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Chances with an Agent (Rebecca Faith Heyman)
https://janefriedman.com/sabotaging-your-chance-with-agent/

What You Need to Know About Publicity Before You Self-Publish (Chris Well)
www.thewritelife.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-publicity-before-you-self-publish/

What is “Bad Writing?” (And How Can We Avoid It?) (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/11/what-is-bad-writing-and-how-can-we.html

Public Speaking for Writers (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/3718/public-speaking-for-writers/

Your Novel’s Greatest Danger (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/11/your-novels-greatest-danger.html

5 MORE Twitter Mistakes Writers Make and How to Avoid Them (Annie Neugebauer)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/11/14/ask-annie-5-more-twitter-mistakes-writers-make-and-how-to-avoid-them/


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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