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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 10th 2017

                 

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

The Power of Unexpected Elements (Kathryn Craft)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/09/the-power-of-unexpected-elements/

What to Do (And Not Do) After Attending a Writer’s Conference (Irene Goodman)
www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/not-attending-writers-conference
by way of Laurie Wallmark

What’s the Story on Backstory? (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/whats-story-backstory/

Taking Yourself Seriously as a Writer—Before Anyone Else Does (Emily Cavanagh)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/03/taking-yourself-seriously-as-a-writer-before-anyone-else-doe/

Hints from the Pros: Book Tour Tips (Greer Macallister)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/06/hints-from-the-pros-book-tour-tips/

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 57: Dead-End Relationships (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/common-writing-mistakes-pt-57-dead-end-relationships

Your Author Bio: Does it help your Book Sales or Stop Them Dead? (Anne R. Allen)
www.annerallen.com/your-author-bio-does-it-help-your-book-sales-or-stop-them-dead/

This is What a Professional Writer Looks Like (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/03/this-is-what-a-professional-writer-looks-like.html

The Bermuda Triangle of Storytelling (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/the-bermuda-triangle-storytelling

How to Refine Your Raw Writing Talent (Jenny Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/refine-raw-writing-talent/

Impossible Odds for Everyone (Donald Maass)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/01/impossible-odds-for-everyone/

The Seven Deadly Sins of Prologues—What Doesn't Work and What Does (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2017/02/the-seven-deadly-sins-of-prologues-what-doesnt-work-and-what-does/

The Lazy Author’s 6-Question Guide to Writing an Original Book (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/writing-an-original-book/

Getting to Yes...Yes...YES! (Natalie Lakosil)
www.adventuresinagentland.com/2017/02/getting-to-yesyesyes.html



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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