Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 2, 2016





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)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/relatable-characters-backstory/

A Real Book Contract (Contracts/Dealbreakers) (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2016/08/31/business-musings-a-real-book-contract-contractsdealbreakers/

The Writing Personalities As Crit Partners (Bonnie Randall)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/08/the-writing-personalities-as-crit.html

The Art of Giving and Accepting Critiques (Kim English)
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-art-of-giving-and-accepting.html

Should You Pay for a Publicist? (Dorit Sasson)
https://janefriedman.com/should-you-pay-for-a-publicist/

Permission to Begin. Courage to Continue. Forgiveness to Try Again (Dan Blank)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/08/26/permission-to-begin-courage-to-continue-forgiveness-to-try-again/

Revising, Revising, and How to Make it Through (Heather Webb)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/08/25/revising-revising-revising-what/

In Defense of Slow, Thoughtful Writing (Stephanie Raffelock)
www.storyfix.com/defense-slow-thoughtful-writing

Ten Ways To Create Immediate Character Empathy (Brandilyn Collins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/create-character-empathy/

5 Common Plotting Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Writing a Novel (Janice Hardy)
www.thewritelife.com/5-common-plotting-mistakes/



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.
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