Sunday, April 21, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By Karen Woodward @WoodwardKaren

When we're using a point-of-view character we know what they know. We see what they see. We hear what they hear.

But what a character notices will depend on what kind of person they are.

As a result, what a character pays attention to will give us a wealth of information about them. For instance, what sounds irritate her, what scents tantalize? When she walks through a park what will she notice first, the beautiful scenery (is she a photographer?) or the children running around (does she desperately want kids?).

When you’re writing a tale, it almost always turns out better if you get deep into the head of your protagonist and tell the story from that person’s point of view.

But how do we get inside a characters head? Kami has a few pointers.

Click here to read the complete article (see #1 below)


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. How To See Through Your Character's Eyes via @woodwardkaren
  2. Terms for Time of Day via Daily Writing Tips
  3. Be Your Own Book Doctor: @Janice_Hardy RT @elizabethscraig
  4. Authors: Do You Solicit Reviews? And If So, How? WriterStrong: Adding Humor to Your Writing via Writers in the Storm Blog
  5. Let Characters Charm Your Readers via The Editor Devil
  6. Refine Your Characters With the Pizza Test via @KMWeiland
  7. 5 Keys to Writing Excellent Blog Posts via @problogger
  8. Notes from Tabor Lane: Today's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  9. 3 Reasons Action is Important, 3 Reasons It's Not: @VictoriaMixon RT @elizabethscraig
  10. The obsession with being a writer @JordanMcCollum RT @janice_hardy
  11. 5 Twitter Secrets To Become Highly Visible In Your Niche
  12. Taxes and Writers via @RachelleGardner
  13. HarperCollins Audience Development Director Jim Hanas: Finding an Audience, Book-by-Book
  14. A screenwriter's approach to writing: RT @elizabethscraig
  15. Who Is More Likely To See Your Posts On the Facebook News Feed? [Infographic] via @Socialmouths
  16. 5 Keys to Writing Excellent Blog Post via @problogger
  17. What Makes a Reader Pick Up a Book By a Debut Author? via @JodyHedlund 

I’m always looking for great content to share. If you have a writing and/or marketing blog, or have a favorite that you visit often, please leave a link in the comment section. Thanks for stopping by.

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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