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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e April 21st 2017


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

This Crucial Skill Will Help You Get on Your Book Editor’s Good Side (Blake Atwood)
https://thewritelife.com/get-on-your-book-editors-good-side/

Thoughts for Writers from a 24 Hour Play Festival (Alison Potoma)
https://writersrumpus.com/2017/04/21/thoughts-for-writers-from-a-24-hour-play-festival/

How to determine your price point when self-publishing (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2017/04/how-to-determine-your-price-point-when.html

So You Wrote the BEST BOOK EVER! Sorry, There’s More to Do (Laura Benedict)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/04/so-you-wrote-the-best-book-ever-sorry-theres-more-to-do.html

Stuck on a Scene? Try This Trick (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/04/stuck-on-scene-try-this-trick.html

How to Write Better: 7 Straightforward Techniques to Try Today (Ali Luke)
https://thewritelife.com/how-to-write-better/

3 Ways to Test Your Story’s Emotional Stakes (K.M.Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/make-sure-story-emotional-stakes/

What’s in a Publishing Contract? (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/publishing-contract/

How to Write a Series of Novels Your Readers Will Love (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-write-a-series/

What Does It Mean to Move the Plot? (K.M. Weiland) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/mean-move-plot/

What an Editor at a Publishing House Looks For: 6 Myths & Truths (Parul MacDonald)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/04/16/what-an-editor-at-a-publishing-house-looks-for-6-myths-truths/

Giving Characters the Courage to Change (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/04/giving-characters-the-courage-to-change.html

The Social Contract for Writers (Bill Ferris)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/04/15/the-social-contract-for-writers/



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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