Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Understanding “Advances” in Publishing Deals (Susan Spann)
Solving Fiction Problems: Three Kinds of Story Arcs (Becca Puglisi)
Writers, Please Eat a Snickers and Chill the Hell OUT—Sincerely, Readers (Kristen Lamb)
A Book Reviewer's Bill Of Rights (Peter Derk)
The Dreaded Synopsis—How to Get Started & Why We Need One BEFORE Writing the Book (Kristen Lamb)
Forget Rewriting Your Book Rewrite Your Attitude (P.J.Parish)
Giving Characters Too Little Information (Mary Kole)
30 Minutes, 30 Days: This Practice Can Help You Become a Better Writer (Erin Sturm)
Start Your Outline With These 4 Questions (K.M.Weiland)
Finding Your Character's HOOK (Angela Ackerman)
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.