Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – April 6th 2018

Wisdom On the Web

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

Get Some Blood Pumping in Your Prose (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2018/02/get-some-blood-pumping-in-your-prose.html

Plot Holes And Pot Holes: 8 Common Mistakes Readers Hate—And How To Fix Them (Ruth Harris)
www.annerallen.com/2018/02/plot-holes-and-pot-holes-8-common-mistakes/

How Over-Explaining Will Kill Your Novel (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/02/how-over-explaining-will-kill-your-novel.html

The Difficult Truth About Writing When You Have Kids (Ali Luke)
https://thewritelife.com/time-for-writing-with-kids/

5 Quick Ways To Shift Description and Setting Into Deep POV (Lisa Hall-Wilson)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2018/02/description-and-setting-in-deep-pov/

13 Common, Clunky Sentence Structures That Weaken Your Writing (Dana Sitar)
https://thewritelife.com/clunky-sentence-structures/

How Should a Character Say Nothing? (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2018/03/how-should-a-character-say-nothing.html

4 Ways to Create Your Author Persona (Donna Galanti)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2018/03/4-ways-to-create-your-author-persona/

How picture books work (a very brief primer) (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/03/picture-books-work-brief-primer

How to Write Memoir So They Don’t Read It, They Live It (Cyndy Etler)
https://www.janefriedman.com/write-better-memoir/


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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