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Interesting blog posts about writing – October 25th 2019

Wisdom On the Web

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


The Hack’s Guide to Breaking Up With Your Book (Bill Ferris)
https://writerunboxed.com/2019/09/21/the-hacks-guide-to-breaking-up-with-your-book/

The Up and Down Sides of Critique Groups (Lori Freeland)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2019/09/up-and-down-sides-of-critique-groups/

In the Beginning: Which Type of Opening Works Best in a Novel? (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2012/07/in-beginning-which-type-of-opening.html

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

Business Musings: Expect Failure (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
https://kriswrites.com/2019/09/25/business-musings-expect-failure/

Finding the Funny : Five Proven Ways to Add Humour to Your Story (Elle Carter Neal)
https://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2019/09/finding-funny-five-proven-ways-to-add.html

Writing the Query Letter: Dos & Don’ts (Heather Webb)
https://writerunboxed.com/2019/09/26/writing-the-query-letter-dos-donts/

Rookie Mistakes Indie Writers Make (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2019/09/rookie-mistakes-indie-writers-make.html

Writerly Procrastination: Why It Happens & How To Break Free of It (Tamar Sloan)
https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/10/writerly-procrastination-why-it-happens-how-to-break-free-of-it/

Truth and Lies Within the Collective Writing Conversation (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/truth-lies-within-collective-writing-conversation


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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