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Interesting blog posts about writing – August 9th 2019

Wisdom On the Web

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

Writing During Vacations (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
https://elizabethspanncraig.com/motivation-and-the-writing-life/writing-during-vacations/

5 Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Children’s Book Mistakes (Margaret Meacham)
https://www.writermag.com/improve-your-writing/writing-for-young-readers/childrens-book-mistakes/
by way of Laurie Wallmark

Why Every Novel Needs a Sprinkling of Fear (Sacha Black)
https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/07/why-every-novel-needs-a-sprinkling-of-fear/

Developing an Audiobook: An Indie Author’s Perspective (Ray Flynt)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/07/developing-audiobook-indie-authors.html

Why it works: “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2019/07/why-it-works-treasure-island-by-robert-louis-stevenson

6 Tips for Finding a Great Critique Partner (Julie Glover)
https://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/07/my-critique-partner/

The Breakout Novel & Why Publishing is Desperate for the Next BIG Thing (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2019/07/breakout-novel-publishing/

How to Waste Money When Self-Publishing a Book (Nate Hoffelder)
https://annerallen.com/2019/07/self-publishing-money-wasters/

Three Simple Questions That Will Unlock Your Story (Lisa Cron)
https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/07/three-simple-questions-that-will-unlock-your-story/

4 Major Differences Between Young Adult and Middle Grade Fiction (Hailey Hudson)
https://thewritelife.com/young-adult-vs-middle-grade-fiction/

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2018, 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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