Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e January 6th 2017



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



How Bad Times and New Starts Affect Our Writing (Janice Hardy)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/01/how-bad-times-and-new-starts-affect-our-writing/

We Will Always Be Beginners (Natalia Sylvester)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/01/06/we-will-always-be-beginners/

A Checklist For Writing A Great Ending (Jordan Dane)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/01/a-checklist-for-writing-a-great-ending.html

7 Tips to “Level Up” Your Writing Career (Fae Rowen)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/01/seven-tips-to-level-up-your-writing-career/


A Literary Agent’s Guide to Publishing Terms Authors Should Know (Mark Gottlieb)
https://thewritelife.com/book-publishing-terms/

An Insider’s Look at the Querying Process, Part I (Kim English) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2017/01/an-insiders-look-at-querying-process.html

All Compelling Stories Contain This Secret Ingredient (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/compelling-stories-ingredient/

When You Get Good Enough And Yet... (Natalie Whipple)
http://betweenfactandfiction.blogspot.com/2017/01/when-you-get-good-enough-and-yet.html

Getting Back At It (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/back-at-it/

The Good Old Days (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2017/01/02/the-good-old-days/

Beginning Your Story Too Late (K. M. Weiland) [Jon’s other Pick of the Week]
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/common-writing-mistakes-pt-55/

Important Publishing Developments Authors Should Know (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/looking-back-2016-important-publishing-developments-authors-know/



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016, 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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