Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
The key to a good query letter: Summarizing through specificity (Nathan Bransford)
The Merit Of Pure Enjoyment (Natalie Whipple)
Your Social Media Persona (Rachelle Gardner)
How to Write Dialogue That Works (Jerry Jenkins)
Do You Need to Be Lucky to Get Published? (Janice Hardy)
How to Spot, and Avoid, “Pay to Play” Publishing Contracts (Susan Spann)
The 7 Stages of Being a Writer (How Many Have You Experienced?)
(K. M. Weiland) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
Patience over the Long, Long Haul (Tracy Hahn-Burkett)
How to Fill the Gaps in Your Plot (James Scott Bell)
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.