This Week’s Best Writing Posts: 4/6-4/12

Your Words Are Dead To Me: Infodumps Through Dialog by Janice Hardy.  It’s no secret how much I love this blog.

Writing advice from CS Lewis was both adorable and consise by Cyriaque Lamar in IO9.  Technically this was last week, but I read it this week and it was awesome.  I may be behind the curve, but this is the first time I’ve read these quotes.

The Ten Commandments for Editing Someone’s Work by Nathan Bransford.

Taming the Dreaded Synopsis by Jane Lebak.  This is the worst thing about writing and this post simultaneously makes me feel intimidataed by the process and empowered that I can actually do it.

10 Lies You Might Tell Yourself While Editing by Elspeth Antonelli. Number 10 made me laugh.  And it also depressed me a little. I’m about to go into a few months of heavy editing.

Solving for X by Maggie Stiefvater.  I love Maggie’s blog.  This post is about word count. 

7 Setting Basics That Can Bring Your Story to Life by Jody Hedlund.

Comments

  1. OMG, these are awesome. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Sounds like some fun posts… off to explore!

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