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Interesting blog posts about writing – September 15th 2017

Wisdom On the Web

Here’s my latest selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing:

5 Ways to Create Strong Internal Conflict (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/08/on-road-5-ways-to-create-strong.html

Weaving Backstory Into Frontstory (James Scott Bell)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/08/30/weaving-backstory-into-frontstory/

Pet Peeve: Bad Advice (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/bad-advice-2/

4 Tips for Translating Critique-Speak (Kathryn Craft)
www.writersinthestormblog.com/2017/08/4-tips-for-translating-critique-speak/

What a Writer’s Conference Really Buys You (Heather Webb) [Jon’s pick of the Week)]
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/08/24/what-a-writers-conference-really-buys-you/

Writing Secondary Characters That Pop—And Sell More Books (Jennifer Probst)
https://janefriedman.com/writing-secondary-characters/

Common Misconceptions: Conflict = Tension (Janice Hardy)
http://marcykennedy.com/2017/08/common-misconceptions-about-conflict-2-conflict-tension/

When Bad Stuff Happens to Good Writers (Cynthia Ruchti)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/bad-stuff-happens-good-writers/

Stephen King’s 6 Tips for Character Description (Pamela Hodges)
www.thewritepractice.com/character-description/?hvid=1QVCbJ
by way of Laurie Wallmark

3 Hard Truths Every New Author Faces (Erika Fitzgerald)
https://thewritelife.com/hard-truths-for-authors/

When the Obvious is Golden (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/08/when-the-obvious-is-golden.html

Thoughts on Getting Rights Back (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/6045/rights/

What Drives an Agent Crazy? Poaching (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/what-drives-an-agent-crazy-poaching/

How to Talk Tough (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/08/how-to-talk-tough.html



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016, and my previous 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.

Tags: #wisdomontheweb, #writing, useful links
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