Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
The #1 Key to Relatable Characters: Backstory (K.M.Weiland)
A Real Book Contract (Contracts/Dealbreakers) (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
The Writing Personalities As Crit Partners (Bonnie Randall)
The Art of Giving and Accepting Critiques (Kim English)
Should You Pay for a Publicist? (Dorit Sasson)
Permission to Begin. Courage to Continue. Forgiveness to Try Again (Dan Blank)
Revising, Revising, and How to Make it Through (Heather Webb)
In Defense of Slow, Thoughtful Writing (Stephanie Raffelock)
Ten Ways To Create Immediate Character Empathy (Brandilyn Collins)
5 Common Plotting Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Writing a Novel (Janice Hardy)
If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2015, 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.