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Wisdom On the Web

Somewhere, amidst all the interesting happenings of the year, were some great blog posts containing wisdomous words about writing.

As always, I had a hard time narrowing the list to just twelve, but I finally managed it. Here's my personal selection of the best writing-related blog posts from 2017:


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


NOVEMBER
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/

OCTOBER
Herd Your CATS (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/10/herd-your-cats.html

SEPTEMBER
What a Writer’s Conference Really Buys You (Heather Webb)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/08/24/what-a-writers-conference-really-buys-you/

AUGUST
How To Get Your Writing Groove Back (Christa Allan)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/07/how-to-get-your-writing-groove-back/


JULY
The Big Lie About Writing Compelling Fiction (Larry Brooks)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/07/04/the-big-lie-about-writing-compelling-fiction/

JUNE
10 Ways to Make Your Submission Stand Out in the Slush Pile (Meg LaTorre-Snyder)
www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/10-ways-make-submission-stand-slush-pile
by way of Laurie Wallmark

MAY
When Does Writing Get Easier? The 4 Steps to Mastery (K.M.Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/when-does-writing-get-easier/

APRIL
What Does It Mean to Move the Plot? (K.M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/mean-move-plot/

MARCH
The 7 Stages of Being a Writer (How Many Have You Experienced?)
(K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/7-stages-writer-many-experienced/#

FEBRUARY
Generation Butthurt—How Being Constantly Offended (and Offensive) Costs BIG (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/generation-butthurt-how-being-constantly-offended-and-offensive-costs-big/

JANUARY
An Insider’s Look at the Querying Process, Part I (Kim English)
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2017/01/an-insiders-look-at-querying-process.html


How about you?

What were your favorite blog posts from 2017?


If you found these useful, you may also like:

My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016
My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2015
My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2014


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Comments

( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
Christa Allan
Jan. 27th, 2018 03:52 pm (UTC)
Glad to be here!
I just saw your blog post, and I so appreciate your mentioning me! Thanks!
jongibbs
Jan. 28th, 2018 04:24 pm (UTC)
Re: Glad to be here!
My pleasure, Christa. it was a great post :)
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