Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – September 27th 2019

Wisdom On the Web

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

Scribe Guide to Author Photos & Portraits (Tucker Max)
https://scribewriting.com/how-to-take-author-photo
by way of Joan Zachary

Create a Compelling Book Title (Rachelle Gardner)
http://rachellegardner.com/create-a-compelling-book-title/

Re-editing Older Works (Joanna Campbell Slan)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2018/09/5-things-re-editing-your-older-work-can.html
by way of Laurie Wallmark

10 Kinds of Critique Groups that Can Drive You Bonkers (Anne R. Allen)
https://annerallen.com/2019/09/critique-groups-can-drive-you-bonkers/

Creating Your Character’s Inner Conflict: Want vs. Need (K.M. Weiland)
https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/your-characters-inner-conflict-want-vs-want/

How Realistic Should Your Action Scenes Be? (James Scott Bell)
https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/09/how-realistic-should-your-action-scenes-be/

The Budrys Rule: Three Writerly Sins, One of them Cardinal (Dario Ciriello)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2019/09/the-budrys-rule-three-writerly-sins-one.html

How to get back in the saddle (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2019/09/how-to-get-back-in-the-saddle

Five Ways the so-called “Conventional Wisdom” within the Writing Conversation Can Take You Down (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/five-ways-called-conventional-wisdom-within-writing-conversation-can-take

Fiction Addiction: 3 Simple Ways to Make Your Series HOOK Readers (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2019/09/series-hook-readers/


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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