Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e November 04, 2016



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

9 Questions Writers Hate to be Asked (Annie Neugebauer)
https://litreactor.com/columns/9-questions-writers-hate-to-be-asked

Audiobooks 101 (Anna Elliott)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/11/03/audiobooks-101-a-beginners-look-at-the-process-of-getting-an-audiobook-made/

Want to finish your novel? Try talking to yourself (Kendra Levin)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2016/11/want-to-finish-your-novel-try-talking.html

Writing Basics: The Act Two Disaster (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/11/writing-basics-act-two-disaster.html

How to Write Short Stories: 3 Uncommon Tips to Captivate Your Readers (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-write-short-stories/

In defense of personalized queries (and five tips!) (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2016/11/in-defense-of-personalized-queries-and.html

Wanted: Appropriate Filters (Wendy Lawton) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/wanted-appropriate-filters/

4 Ways to Write Backstory That Matters (K.M.Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/nanowrimo-outlining-how-much-backstory/

Have Trouble Getting That Book Done? Try Doing Less. (Ginger Moran)
https://janefriedman.com/have-trouble-getting-that-book-written/




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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