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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 14, 2016





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

Understanding “Advances” in Publishing Deals (Susan Spann)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/10/understanding-advances-in-publishing-deals/

Solving Fiction Problems: Three Kinds of Story Arcs (Becca Puglisi)
www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/10/solving-fiction-problems-three-kinds-of.html

Writers, Please Eat a Snickers and Chill the Hell OUT—Sincerely, Readers (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/10/13/writers-please-eat-a-snickers-and-chill-the-hell-out-sincerely-readers/

A Book Reviewer's Bill Of Rights (Peter Derk)
https://litreactor.com/columns/a-book-reviewers-bill-of-rights

The Dreaded Synopsis—How to Get Started & Why We Need One BEFORE Writing the Book (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/10/12/the-dreaded-synopsis-how-to-get-started-why-we-need-one-before-writing-the-book/

Forget Rewriting Your Book Rewrite Your Attitude (P.J.Parish)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/10/forget-rewriting-your-bookrewrite-your-attitude.html

Giving Characters Too Little Information (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2016/10/10/giving-characters-too-little-information/

30 Minutes, 30 Days: This Practice Can Help You Become a Better Writer (Erin Sturm)
www.thewritelife.com/30-minutes-30-days-practice-can-help-become-better-writer/

Start Your Outline With These 4 Questions (K.M.Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/start-your-outline-with-these-4-questions-nanowrimo/

Finding Your Character's HOOK (Angela Ackerman)
www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/10/finding-your-characters-hook-special.html



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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