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Interesting blog posts about writing – May 18th 2018

Wisdom On the Web

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

How to come up with good comp titles for your book (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/04/how-to-come-up-with-good-comp-titles-for-your-book

Amazon Gets Medieval on Paid and Traded Reviews (Anne R. Allen)
www.annerallen.com/2018/04/amazon-paid-reviews/

Developing Your Cozy Mystery Story Concept (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/6980/developing-your-cozy-mystery-story-concept/

Make Rejection Your Motivation to Grow (Dianne K. Salerni)
www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/2018/04/dianne-k-salerni-make-rejection-your.html

Your Ultimate First Chapter Checklist, Pt. 3: Introducing the Story (K.M.Weiland)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/your-ultimate-first-chapter-checklist-pt-3-introducing-the-story/

7 Tips to Tighten the Story & Cut Costs (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/04/self-editing-writers/

The Joys and Pains of Editing (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/joys-and-pains-of-editing/

10 Success Tips from Stephen King (Jenny Hansen)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2018/04/10-success-tips-from-stephen-king/

A Tip for Getting Through Hard-to-Write Scenes (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/04/a-tip-for-getting-through-hard-to-write.html

Why writers need to perfect their first thirty pages (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/04/why-writers-need-to-perfect-their-first-thirty-pages

Good Advice, Bad Advice: Writing through the “Shoulds” (Heather Webb)
www.writerunboxed.com/2018/04/26/good-advice-bad-advice-writing-through-the-shoulds/

How to Write a Great First Sentence—with 22 Inspiring Examples (Ruth Harris)
www.annerallen.com/2018/04/how-to-write-a-great-first-sentence/


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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