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Interesting blog posts about writing – December 15th 2017

Wisdom On the Web

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


Sacrificial Writing (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/sacrificial-writing/

Publishing’s Greatest Challenge Might Surprise You (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/publishings-greatest-challenge-might-surprise-you/

A Scene Template For New Writers (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/12/a-scene-template-for-new-writers.html

Why You Need an Author Tagline (Laina Turner)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/6550/authortaglines/

How to Write Funny (K.M. Weiland)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-write-funny/

Building an Author Website (Joe Bunting)
www.thewritepractice.com/building-an-author-website/
by way of Laurie Wallmark

Why Pursue Traditional Publishing? (Are There Enough Good Reasons?) (Kristen Tsetsi)
https://www.janefriedman.com/why-publish-traditionally/

Motivate Yourself with Ten Tips on Self-Motivating Yourself (Bill Ferris)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/11/18/motivate-yourself-with-ten-tips-on-self-motivating-yourself/

Writers: Be scared of the right things (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2017/11/writers-scared-right-things

The Impossible Choice: A Surefire Way to Hook Your Readers (Janice Hardy)
http://ablog.janicehardy.com/2017/11/the-impossible-choice-surefire-way-to.html

Breaking Big: How to Impress Big Five Publishers (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2017/11/bigfivepublishers/

10 Things NOT to Say in your Query – Advice from a Children’s Publisher (Rob Broder)
https://writersrumpus.com/2017/11/14/10-things-not-to-say-in-your-query-advice-from-a-childrens-publisher/




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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