Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 10th 2017


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

How to Fill Plot Holes in Your Novel (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/02/how-to-fill-plot-holes-in-your-novel.html

How to Stay Positive on Your Path to Getting a Book Published (Adrienne Proctor)
https://thewritelife.com/stay-positive-get-published/

A Touch of Romance (Donald Maass)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/02/01/a-touch-of-romance/

Grammar Police-This One’s For You! (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/grammar-police-ones/

When your agent wants to charge you a fee (Jane Lebak) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2017/01/when-your-agent-wants-to-charge-you-fee.html

How to Know You’re Finally Finished Rewriting: When Is Enough Revision Enough? (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/know-youre-finally-finished-rewriting-enough-revision-enough/

How Many Queries Does It Take To Get An Agent? (Kristine Carlson Asselin)
https://writersrumpus.com/2015/04/24/how-many-queries-does-it-take-to-get-an-agent/
(by way of Laurie Wallmark)

How to Find Exactly the Right Story Hook (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/story-hook/

How to Evaluate a Publishing Contest (Susan Spann)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/01/30/how-to-evaluate-a-publishing-contest/

Generation Butthurt—How Being Constantly Offended (and Offensive) Costs BIG (Kristen Lamb) [Jon’s other Pick of the week]
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/generation-butthurt-how-being-constantly-offended-and-offensive-costs-big/



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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