Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Oops! Hold on. You’re Newbie is Showing. (Kristen Lamb)
How to Work With a Beta Reader: 5 Tips for Success (Alicia Raddes) https://thewritelife.com/how-to-work-with-a-beta-reader/
Considering Common Themes in Middle-Grade Books (Joseph McGee)
by way of Laurie Wallmark
How the Wrong Tone Can Change Your Whole Novel (Janice Hardy)
The Importance of a Strong Opening Scene (Hallie Ephron)
Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing (Mark Gottlieb)
How to Write Stories Your Readers Will Remember (K.M. Weiland)
Recovering from a Meeting Misstep (Mary Keeley)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/write-stories-readers-will-actually-remember/ (Janice Hardy)
Is Your Fiction Big Enough? (James Scott Bell)
The Single Best Way to Become a Mega-Author (Kristen Lamb)
When “What if?” Isn’t Enough (Larry Brooks)
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.