Not a lot caught my attention this month, but here’s a few interesting articles to chew over.
The Anatomy Of A Best-Selling Book (Infographic) from Writers Write
K.C. Alexander: Publishing While Female (Or, “Why I Stopped Internalizing Your Shit”)
Michelle Belanger: Five Things I Learned Writing Harsh Gods
From Writer’s Write:
5 Weak Words To Avoid & What To Use Instead
It’s All About The Pace (13 Ways To Change It When You Write)
7 Ways To Tell If You Have Too Much Plot In Your Story
Elsa S. Henry: On Teaching Disabled Representation In Fiction guesting at Chuck Wendig’s blog.
How to Write a Story Without an Outline – at the Write Practice.
Bulking Up: Fleshing Out a Too-Short Novel – Janice Hardy at the Fiction University
Active Search: Something Was Verbing Philip Athans at Fantasy Authors Handbook on active voice.
Writing Dual POVs Advice from the Grammar Girl.
Don’t Let Back Story Slow Us Down – Janice Hardy
Adding Depth to Your Fiction—Body Language 101 – advice from Kristen Lamb
Writing fighting: Time perception – Andrew Jack at The Evil League of Evil Writers
Where to Put Your Dialogue Tags – Janice Hardy at the Fiction University
Nail That First Line! – Laura Drake at Writers In The Storm.
In Writing, The Rules Are True, Until They’re Not
What Fiction Can Do For The Writer And The Reader
Here’s How To Finish That Fucking Book, You Monster
It Is Art That Will Help Us Survive
Yes, Virginia, Writing Is Too A Job
How to Make the Most of Goodreads Giveaways – Penny Sansevierei at Digital Book World
What’s Your Newsletter Plan? Part Two – Jami Gold at the Fiction University
A Real Book Contract / Myth Busting – Kristine Kathryn Rusch concludes her *brilliant* series on Contracting.
I love these writing round-up posts. A terrific resource!