Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 23, 2016





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

Nail That First Line! (Laura Drake)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/09/nail-that-first-line-2/

Why Sales Numbers Don’t Matter (Much) for Your First Novel (Emily Wenstrom)
www.thewritelife.com/sales-numbers-dont-matter-much-first-novel/

5 years, 6 books, 7 lessons (Lisa Janice Cohen)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/09/22/5-years-6-books-7-lessons/

3 Ways to Hook Your Reader From Page One (Joanna Meyer)
www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/09/3-ways-to-hook-your-reader-from-page.html

Writing Your Middle Grade Character (Ron Estrada)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/09/21/writing-your-middle-grade-character-aka-the-center-of-her-universe/

The Difference Between Tricking Your Reader and Surprising Your Reader (Janice Hardy) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/09/the-difference-between-tricking-your.html

When Outlines Make Revisions Easier (Cara Lopez Lee)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2016/09/when-outlines-make-revisions-easier.html

The Secret to Writing Dynamic Characters: It’s Always Their Fault (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/secret-writing-dynamic-characters-always-fault/

What New Authors Need to Know About Library Systems (Karen McCoy)
www.thewritelife.com/new-authors-need-know-library-systems/

Revisiting the Middle (Clare Langley Hawthorne)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/09/revisiting-the-middle.html

Query Letters Part 2: The Extras (Annie Neugebauer)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/09/10/query-letters-part-2-the-extras/



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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