Here’s my latest selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing:
The ‘Maverick Friend’ As a Plot Device (Bonnie Randall)
The No. 1 Rule for Flashbacks in a Story Opening (Peter Selgin)
3 Signs You Might Be Ignoring Writing Advice That Can Help You (Janice Hardy)
The Difference Between Editing and Revising a Novel (Janice Hardy)
Building Characters Layer by Layer (James Scott Bell)
I Am Not a Gatekeeper (Rachelle Gardner)
Writing the Dreaded Novel Synopsis? These 2 Simple Hacks Will Help (Anne R. Allen)
Judge Yourself Less, Trust Yourself More, and Write Better Stories (K.M. Weiland)
13 Ways to Promote Before Publication (Therese Walsh)
12 Mistakes Authors Make in Connecting with Readers (Rachelle Gardner)
5 Conflict-making Choices Characters Can Make (Fae Rowen)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Writing Critique Groups (Ryan Van Cleave)
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.