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Interesting blog posts about writing: Jon's Pick of 2018

Wisdom On the Web


Somewhere, amidst all the interesting happenings of the year, were some great blog posts containing wisdomous words about writing.

As always, I had a hard time narrowing the list to just twelve, but I finally managed it. Here's my personal selection of the best writing-related blog posts from 2018:

DECEMBER
Finding Your Place in the Writing Community (Rebecca Ketling)
https://writersrumpus.com/2018/12/04/finding-your-place-in-the-writing-community/

NOVEMBER
Make Your Characters Memorable (Jordan Dane)
https://killzoneblog.com/2018/11/make-your-characters-memorable.html

OCTOBER
3 Principles for Finding Time to Write (Jane Friedman)
https://www.janefriedman.com/finding-time-to-write

SEPTEMBER
This is Gonna Leave a Mark: What Makes a “Real” Writer? (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/08/tips-real-writer/

AUGUST
Start Your Novel with a Bang! 12 Ways to Hook Readers (Sara Shepard)
https://insights.bookbub.com/start-novel-bang-hook-readers/
by way of Laurie Wallmark

JULY
Judge Yourself Less, Trust Yourself More, and Write Better Stories (K.M. Weiland)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/writing-perfectionism

JUNE
Everything writers need to know about pitching their book (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/05/everything-authors-need-to-know-about-pitching

MAY
Want to Stand Apart from Countless Other Books? Write a Better Story (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/05/write-better-story/

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

MARCH
Is Your Concept Really More Scene Than Story? (Larry Brooks)
http://storyfix.com/concept-really-scene-story

FEBRUARY
Writing Tips 41 Experts Wish They’d Known as Beginners (Jerry Jenkins)
https://jerryjenkins.com/writing-tips/

JANUARY
The Success Paradox: Programmed to Fail or Fly? (Kristen Lamb)
www.authorkristenlamb.com/2018/01/success-paradox/


How about you?

What were your favorite blog posts from 2018?


If you found these useful, you may also like:

My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2017
My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016
My personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2015
Tags: #wisdomontheweb, #writing, useful links
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