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Interesting blog posts about writing – January 12th 2018

Wisdom On the Web

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

And So We Hand The Microphone Over… to You (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/and-so-we-hand-the-microphone-over-to-you

How to Find the Right Illustrator for Your Children’s Book (Erika Liodice)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/12/22/how-to-find-the-right-illustrator-for-your-childrens-book/

Little Fixes (Maryann Miller)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2017/12/little-fixes.html

The Deadliest First Page Sin—Plus a Critique of Two Novel Openings (Peter Selgin) [Jon’s Pick of the Crop]
https://www.janefriedman.com/deadliest-first-page-sin/

4 Tips on Writing Action Scenes (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2010/11/making-it-happen-tips-on-writing-action.html

Business Musings: Quitting (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2017/12/13/business-musings-quitting/

The Writers’ Journey: Newbie to Mastery (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2017/12/writingtomastery/

Channeling Your Childhood Heroes (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/12/channeling-your-childhood-heroes.html

Four Keys To Creating A Likable Character (Mark Alpert)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/12/four-keys-to-creating-a-likable-character.html

Tips for Making Writing a Habit (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/6487/habit/

Swipe Left, Swipe Right (Cynthia Ruchti)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/swipe-left-swipe-right/

The Elements of a Revise and Resubmit Request from an Agent (Kaitlyn Johnson)
www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/elements-revise-resubmit-request-agent


If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2017, 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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