Writing Links 11/27/17

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Writing Links…11/27/17

Traci Kenworth

 

Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF:

  1. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/11/23/happy-thanksgiving-2/ Some funnies.
  2. http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/11/robots-101.html Some thoughts on robot characters.
  3. https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/11/24/twisting-the-end-of-a-series/ I try and aim for a twist but sometimes it’s hard to know if the ending works. You just have to hope for the best.
  4. https://teagansbooks.com/2017/11/24/thistledown-hiatus-6-%E2%80%95-on-a-mattress/
  5. https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/11/23/scottish-witch-trials-when-witches-communed-with-fairies/ Scottish witches and fairies.

 

MG/YA:

  1. http://avajae.blogspot.com/2017/11/discussion-what-are-your-goals-for-rest.html To continue with my current project while I await my beta. To grow as a writer and a person.
  2. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/11/feeling-grateful/ I’m grateful for my family, friends, and other fellow writers. I enjoy being able to bring these links to all and share some of each other’s journey.
  3. http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2017/11/dave-connis-author-of-temptation-of.html On dealing with creative insecurities.
  4. http://www.fromthemixedupfiles.com/2017/11/10-tips-research-travel-writers/ Tips on researching locations.

 

Romance/Women’s Fiction:

  1. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/11/20/parallel-structure-and-parallelism-by-nan-reinhardt/ Making sure the words in your sentences go together.
  2. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/lets-be-thankful/ Things to be thankful for.
  3. http://romanceuniversity.org/2017/11/22/paul-goat-allen-reviewer-extraordinaire/ On living the dream job.
  4. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/where-are-they-now-2017/ The Rebelles.

 

Christian:

  1. https://stevelaube.com/the_curse_of_the_writer/ Doubt is natural.
  2. https://novelrocket.com/2017/11/emotional-wounds-the-lies-they-cause.html/ More reasons to give your characters wounds.
  3. https://novelrocket.com/2017/11/irritated-by-my-own-writing.html/ When we think our writing isn’t good enough.
  4. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/creativity-when-barriers-become-doors/ Overcoming shortcomings.
  5. https://stevelaube.com/600-lb-book-life/ Engage with your readers BEFORE your published. This is why I blog. I want to communicate with my readers beforehand.
  6. http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/great-books-buy-others-christmas/ Books on your list?

 

Historical:

  1. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/11/dunfermline-kings-queens-and-legends.html The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens.
  2. http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.com/2017/11/lfgyva-mystery-woman-of-bayeux-tapestry.html Her name was changed from Emma.
  3. https://www.theresahuppauthor.com/blog/2017/11/22/how-did-emigrants-in-oregon-celebrate-thanksgiving-in-the-1840s/ Thanksgiving in history.

 

Scary:

  1. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-17-november-2017/ Publishing news.
  2. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tod-024-nadia-bulkin-mechanisms-of-upheaval/ First pro sale.
  3. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-177-matt-cardin-on-horror-and-spirituality-thomas-ligotti-and-alan-watts/ On horror and spirituality.
  4. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/5-must-read-horror-articles-13-nov-2017/
  5. http://annieneugebauer.com/2017/11/21/new-office-peeping-and-all-the-thankfulness/ Peeks at other writer’s offices. Mine is much messier, and not at all picturesque. Lol.
  6. http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/searchlight-lore/ Podcasts, books, and more that tell the history of horror.

 

Mystery/Thriller/Suspense:

  1. http://annerallen.com/2017/11/write-author-bio-any-occasion/ Ways to write a bio. I wish I could come up with some cutesy thing for my bio but it hasn’t occurred to me yet.
  2. https://www.suecoletta.com/yes-virginia-there-is-a-porn-dog/ An unusual occupation. Or maybe not?
  3. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/11/24/i-took-a-little-risk/ Taking the risk.
  4. https://margotkinberg.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/sleeping-in-that-old-abandoned-beach-house/ Abandoned places in crime fiction.
  5. https://killzoneblog.com/2017/11/judging-a-book-by-its-cover.html On covers.

 

Short Stories/Anthologies/Novella:

  1. http://kriswrites.com/2017/11/20/free-fiction-monday-snow-day/ A heartwarming story about second chances.
  2. https://richardankers.com/2017/11/23/ghost-writer-43/
  3. https://coldhandboyack.wordpress.com/2017/11/25/ahh-the-holidays/
  4. https://storyempire.com/2017/11/22/an-odd-bit-of-world-building/ Things to consider in your worldbuilding.

 

Poetry:

  1. https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/photoprompt-haven-a-poem/ Turbulent thoughts.
  2. https://vashtiqvega.wordpress.com/2017/11/24/haiku-friday-broken-over/ The fall.
  3. https://scvincent.com/2017/11/25/irony-2/ The garden.
  4. https://juantetcts.wordpress.com/2017/11/25/daily-post-clutch/ Importance of the clutch.
  5. https://johnwhowell.com/2017/11/24/friday-johnku-aka-tgif-105/
  6. https://erikakind.me/2017/11/21/haiku-romantictuesday/

 

Indie:

  1. https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-on-the-shelf/ Are curated rooms in libraries the wave of the future?
  2. https://selfpublishingadvice.org/fringe-highlight-podcast-how-authors-use-podcasts-to-grow-their-brand/ Podcasting for beginners. Anyone going to try this? I’m a little camera shy, lol. It has to do with pictures of any sort of me, I rarely like them.
  3. https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2017/11/top-10-ways-your-website-leaves-readers-and-leads-in-the-dust/ I agree with some of these tips.
  4. https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/11/24/crowdfunding-book-authors/ Has anyone tried this?
  5. http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/lets-be-thankful/ Being your own writer.
  6. https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/11/22/more-gift-ideas-for-writers/

 

Craft:

  1. https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/choose-the-right-sentences/ How to make your sentences do double and triple duty.
  2. https://www.livewritethrive.com/2017/11/20/a-look-at-masterful-character-description-part-3/ Describing your character with more than the standard facts.
  3. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2011/03/raising-stakes-revising-to-keep-readers.html How often should you raise the stakes in your novel?
  4. https://www.janefriedman.com/used-writing-survive/ I like to think writing pulled me through the darkest years of my life. I’m still not finished, there are pages still to write.
  5. http://writershelpingwriters.net/2017/11/occupation-thesaurus-entry-human-test-subject/

 

Other:

  1. https://jadelmwrites.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/why-supporting-other-writers-is-so-important/ I wholeheartedly agree! Writers need each other. We only compete with ourselves, not each other.
  2. http://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/jacquelinewoodson/ Dealing with injustices and writing.
  3. http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/11/dual-timeline-tips-tricks/ Non-linear timeline.
  4. https://syl65.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/happy-thanksgiving/ What Thanksgiving should remind us of.
  5. http://www.paul-andruss.com/stuff/ What we sometimes forget with all the running around for the perfect gift.
  6. https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/facebook-tests-split-news-feed/ Only 2 to 5% of our feeds are seen by our friends. They’re testing the idea to split the feeds even further.
  7. https://annetterochelleaben.wordpress.com/2017/11/24/angel-messages-november-24-2017/
  8. http://www.thepassivevoice.com/2017/11/soft-july-for-trade-sales/ Trade sells low.
  9. http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/499036704/0/sethsblog~Getting-clear-about-risk.html
  10. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2017/11/25/the-running-conversation-in-your-head/ History of inner speech.
  11. https://phsolomon.com/2017/11/25/scrivener-backups-snapshots-strategies-pt-1/ More Scrivener.
  12. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2017/11/25/an-evening-with-william-price-king-christmas-music-the-little-drummer-boy-2/ The Little Drummer Boy.
  13. https://donmassenzio.wordpress.com/2017/11/24/national-days-week-of-november-20th/ Some funnies.
  14. https://storyempire.com/2017/11/24/curated-writing-content-10/ Links for the week.

 

 

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