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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 17th 2017


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

Secondary Characters: Their Purpose for Being (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/secondary-characters-purpose/

Faces of a Fatally Flawed Manuscript (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2017/03/faces-of-a-fatally-flawed-manuscript/

Want to Publish a Short Story? Pitch These 6 Publications (Becca Borwaski Jenkins)
https://thewritelife.com/publish-a-short-story/

How to Write a Great Opening Line for Your Novel or Nonfiction Book (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/great-opening-lines/

Night Terrors: Winning the Battle With Self-Doubt (P. J. Parrish)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/03/night-terrors-winning-the-battle-with-self-doubt.html

Starting a Novel With Aftermath (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2017/03/13/starting-novel-aftermath/

Pitch Perfect (Sophie Masson)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/13/pitch-perfect/

5 Rules for How to Write a Sequel to Your Book (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-write-a-sequel/

The Opening as Part of the Closing … of the Deal (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/03/the-opening-as-part-of-the-closing-of-the-deal.html

10 Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Traditional Publishing Deal (Susan Spann)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/03/10-questions-to-ask-before-you-accept-a-traditional-publishing-deal/



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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