Here’s my latest selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing:
Authors’ Magical Thinking (Janet Grant)
Write What is Unreal But True (James Scott Bell)
How to Weave in Backstory Without Stalling Out Your Story (Tiffany Yates Martin)
Even minor characters need to want something (Nathan Bransford)
How Do Publishers Decide Which Books to Bet On? (Anne Trubek)
Identifying and Crafting Your Inciting Incident (Kathryn Craft)
Writing in Different Children’s Book Genres and Categories (Mary Kole)
6 Principles for Writing Historical Fiction (Jane Friedman)
The Breakout Outline (Bobbo Miller)
4 Questions to Prevent Plot Holes (K.M. Weiland)
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.