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)
Further Thoughts On Your Story’s Midpoint, Starring Darth Vader (Chuck Wendig)
Signing Away Your Rights: Arbitration Clauses in Book Contracts (Victoria Strauss)
3 Elements of Every Successful Social Media Post (Michael Rogan)
Why 9 Out of 10 Writers Quit (And How to Be the 1 Who Finishes) (Jerry Jenkins)
What a Critique Group Can…and Cannot…Do For You (Kathryn Lilley)
3 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Chances with an Agent (Rebecca Faith Heyman)
What You Need to Know About Publicity Before You Self-Publish (Chris Well)
What is “Bad Writing?” (And How Can We Avoid It?) (Janice Hardy)
Public Speaking for Writers (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
Your Novel’s Greatest Danger (James Scott Bell)
5 MORE Twitter Mistakes Writers Make and How to Avoid Them (Annie Neugebauer)
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.