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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 24th 2017


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)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/23/writing-through-the-soggy-infuriating-anxiety-inducing-middle/

How to Produce an Emotional Response in Readers: Inner Mode, Outer Mode, and Other Mode (Donald Maass)
https://janefriedman.com/produce-emotional-response/

How to know if you have a good editor (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2017/03/how-to-know-if-you-have-good-editor.html

Showing vs. Telling: What You Need to Know (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/showing-vs-telling/

The Novel That Isn’t a Novel—Do You Really Have a Story? (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2017/03/the-novel-that-isnt-a-novel-do-you-really-have-a-story/

Directing Reader Attention (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2017/03/20/directing-reader-attention/

Who You Are and Who You Ain’t (James N. Frey)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/03/who-you-are-and-who-you-aint.html

How to Format a Book: 10 Tips Your Editor Wants You To Know (Blake Atwood)
https://thewritelife.com/how-to-format-a-book/

5 Things Nonfiction Authors Can Get Sued For (Brad Frazer)
https://janefriedman.com/5-things-nonfiction-authors-can-get-sued/


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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