Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Writing through the Soggy, Infuriating, Anxiety-Inducing Middle (Heather Webb)
How to Produce an Emotional Response in Readers: Inner Mode, Outer Mode, and Other Mode (Donald Maass)
How to know if you have a good editor (Nathan Bransford)
Showing vs. Telling: What You Need to Know (Jerry Jenkins)
The Novel That Isn’t a Novel—Do You Really Have a Story? (Kristen Lamb)
Directing Reader Attention (Mary Kole)
Who You Are and Who You Ain’t (James N. Frey)
How to Format a Book: 10 Tips Your Editor Wants You To Know (Blake Atwood)
5 Things Nonfiction Authors Can Get Sued For (Brad Frazer)
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.