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Interesting blog posts about writing – February 23rd 2018

Wisdom On the Web

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


How the Internet Archive Infringed my Copyrights and then (Kind Of) Blew Me Off (Victoria Strauss) [Jon’s Pick of the Pack]
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2018/02/how-internet-archive-infringed-my.html

10-Great Strategies to Secure & Monetize Your Author Visit (Jaime Engle)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/02/10-great-strategies-to-secure-monetize.html

The True Test of Character (Kathleen McLeary)
www.writerunboxed.com/2018/02/21/the-true-test-of-character/

3 Signs Your Book Cover Design Misses The Mark (Leisha Petrovich)
https://thewritelife.com/book-cover-design/

What Should Be In Your Files? (Rachel Kent)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/what-should-be-in-your-files/

Five Reasons For Agent Rejections of a Manuscript (Kerry Gans/Marie Lamba)
https://authorchronicles.wordpress.com/2011/11/29/five-reasons-for-agent-rejections-of-a-manuscript/
by way of Laurie Wallmark

Writing Child Characters (Mary Kole)
https://kidlit.com/2018/02/19/writing-child-characters/

The Difference Between a Revision, a Rewrite, and a Redraft (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/02/the-difference-between-revision-rewrite.html

How to Write a Prologue for Your Novel (Jerry Jenkins)
https://jerryjenkins.com/how-to-write-a-prologue/

12 Traits Bad Writers and Toddlers Have in Common (Megan Sharma)
https://thewritelife.com/toddlers-and-writers/

Stuff That Takes Readers Out of a Story (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2018/02/stuff-that-takes-readers-out-of-a-story.html


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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