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Interesting blog posts about writing – May 29th 2020

                  Wisdom On the Web

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

Introducing the essential magic of PREMISE (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/the-whole-ballgame-pearls-nuggets-and-excerpts-the-series-part-17

4 Newbie Writer Mistakes that can Derail a Great Book Idea (Anne R. Allen)
https://annerallen.com/2020/05/newbie-writer-mistakes-derail-book-idea/

Rejections: What You Need to Know (Rachel Kent)
https://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/rejections-what-you-need-to-know/

The Spark of a Novel: Five Ways to Light That Spark (Barbara Linn Probst)
https://writerunboxed.com/2020/04/17/the-spark-of-a-novel-five-ways-to-light-that-spark/

Enemy Without a Face: When Dealing With a Different Sort of ‘Villain’ (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2020/04/enemy-different-villain/

Conflict Thesaurus Entry: Being Assigned an Undesirable Partner (Angela Ackerman)
https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/04/conflict-thesaurus-entry-being-assigned-an-undesirable-partner/

Picture Book Endings (Natascha Biebow & Ellie Farmer)
https://www.wordsandpics.org/2016/04/ask-picture-book-editor.html

The Practice Novel (Dave King)
https://writerunboxed.com/2020/04/21/the-practice-novel/

The 3 Ms of Character Setup (C.S. Lakin)
https://www.janefriedman.com/the-3-ms-of-character-setup/

Causing confusion will sink your query letter (query critique) (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2020/04/causing-confusion-will-sink-your-query-letter-query-critique


If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2019, 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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