Monday, March 3, 2014

Monday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Chris Winkle

It’s pointless to debate whether plot or characters are more important. They are both essential, and they work together to create the story. Unfortunately, they don’t always work well together. More than a few storytellers have planned their plot to the end, only realizing once they started the story that their characters wouldn’t come quietly. Balancing character agency will help you prevent this kind of disaster, while still allowing you to mold the direction your story takes. Here’s some things to keep in mind.

Characters Must Make Their Own Choices

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. The B&N Report – Author Earnings
  2. A Call for Writers to Organize: - Porter Anderson
  3. 10 New Ways to Read in 2014 That Will Change the Way You Think About Books - PolicyMic
  4. Ruby Slippered Sisterhood » A Noun Is A Noun
  5. Persuasive Writing - Emotional vs Intellectual Words - Writers Write
  6. Why a disease cannot be the antagonist - Writers Write
  7. 123 Ideas for Character Flaws - Writers Write
  8. Guest Blogging Is Dead—Long Live Guest Blogging - Heidi Cohen
  9. What Are Those "Long Hyphens" All About? | Live Write Thrive
  10. A Plot Begins to Take Shape* | Confessions of a Mystery Novelist...
  11. Getting Serious With Serialization - BookWorks | BookWorks
  12. 10 Great Resources for Stock Images | BookWorks
  13. Archetypes vs Stereotypes | Fantasy Faction
  14. Seven Quick Ways To Write Sentences That Sizzle
  15. 10 Top Tips for Debut Authors: What Every Writer Needs to Know About Their First Time | Hannah Beckerman
  16. Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know
  17. Creating a Production Plan | Elizabeth Spann Craig
  18. Mythcreants » Balancing Character Agency "It’s pointless to debate whether plot or characters are more important."
  19. Anne R. Allen's Blog: Is There a Place for the Slow Writer in the Digital Age?
  20. Linda Clare's Writer's Tips: Your Novel's Timeline
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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