Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 7, 2016

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

The Dreaded Synopsis—What It REALLY Reveals About Our Writing (Kristen Lamb) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]

10 Reasons Why Social Media Doesn't Do A Damn Thing For Writers (Peter Derk)

Four Kinds of Pace (Donald Maass)

What Writers Too Often Overlook: Having a Call to Action (Jane Friedman)

When You’ve Lost Your Passion for Writing (Jerry Jenkins)

Are You a Push Marketer or a Pull Marketer? (Chris Syme)

The Two Minute Writing Workshop Already At Your Fingertips (Larry Brooks)

Stop Explaining Your Story (And Start Showing It) (Janice Hardy)

A Ten-Step Guide to Plotting a Practice Novel (Janice Hardy)

The Kind of Style That Turns Readers Into Fans (James Scott Bell)

5 Reasons Your Revision Isn’t Working (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.
Tags: useful links, wisdom on the web, writing

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