Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tuesday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts


By: Emily Wenstrom

Conflict is critical to plot development. It’s where your characters move forward the plot of your story. But… well, sometimes a plot just doesn’t seem to want to move. If you find your plot is stuck in a rut, it may be that it doesn’t have enough dimensions to it.
Yes that’s right, dimensions. Plot dimensions.

How many conflict dimensions should your story have? Just like Goldilocks’s bears and blind mice and stooges, the answer is three: external-world conflict, external-personal conflict and internal conflict.

Here are the three dimensions of conflict: . . .

Read the full article HERE!

If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1.  Seriously Write: Setting the Backdrop for Family Series Romance by Mary Manners http://ow.ly/uTvxA
  2. RT @elizabethscraig: How to Publish With Your Own Imprint: http://ow.ly/uHplc  @PeaceNicole
  3. Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Real Life Diagnostics: POV and Voice in a YA Historical Opening http://ow.ly/uTwdK
  4. How to Find a #Critique Partner and Set Ground Rules - JeriWB http://ow.ly/uTwSc
  5. Tips for Taking Your Reader on a Road Trip | Elizabeth Spann Craig http://ow.ly/uTyAZ
  6. Goodreads | Blog Post: Goodreads Is Now on the First Generation Kindle Paperwhite http://ow.ly/uTz9n
  7. Smashwords: 10 Reasons Indie Authors Will Capture 50% of the Ebook Market by 2020
  8. Traditional Publishing, Self or Independent Publishing: Which to Choose and Why | Author U http://ow.ly/uTzPg
  9. 7 Key Editing Questions ~ Pinterest http://ow.ly/uTAHk
  10. Divas on Dialogue: Direct and Indirect Narrative - Write Divas | Write Divas http://ow.ly/uTB3K
  11. 5 Valuable Charts That Show How Publishing Is Changing | The Passive Voice |  http://ow.ly/uTC2U
  12. Amazon for Authors, Part One: Opportunities - Charlotte Rains Dixon http://ow.ly/uTCgt
  13. Amazon for Authors, Part Two: Tools and Thoughts - Charlotte Rains Dixon http://ow.ly/uTD4m
  14. RT @elizabethscraig: Handle synonyms with care:  http://ow.ly/uFDS6 @Roz_Morris
  15. "Are you constantly reading the same social media strategies over and over?" http://ow.ly/uTF4I
  16. 52 Ways To Sell More Books – Tip #26 http://ow.ly/uTFRv
  17. Dying vs. Dyeing http://ow.ly/uTG1V Daily Writing Tips
  18. Again and again. | How To Edit | Pinterest http://ow.ly/uTHdc
  19. The Power of Pinterest http://ow.ly/uTHra - Infographic
  20. Comma Rules - Pinterest http://ow.ly/uTHOW
  21. 5 Tips on How to Write From the Opposite Gender | Miss Literati http://ow.ly/uTI8o
  22. How To Generate Reader Reviews - BookBub Unbound http://ow.ly/uUzkf
  23. 7 essentials for writing a good novel – notes from the Undercover Soundtrack | Nail Your Novel http://ow.ly/uVbW8
  24. Who Are Literary Agents and Editors Anyway? | The Passive Voice | http://ow.ly/uVc1A
  25. 10 Big Brand Facebook Tactics Any Business Can Use | Social Media Examiner http://ow.ly/uVc6e
  26. 7 Reasons You Should Pay the Haters : @ProBlogger http://ow.ly/uVcoL
  27. 30 Mind Numbing YouTube Facts,Figures and Statistics - Infographic http://ow.ly/uVcNI
  28. How to know your book's audience. Click to tweet. http://www.booksandsuch.com/?p=20690  via @JanetKGrant
  29. Writer's Edit On Writing the Opposite Gender - Writer's Edit http://ow.ly/uVdgm
  30. How to Tell a Seductive Story - Copyblogger http://ow.ly/uVdn9
  31. Warning: Online Marketing Shortcuts That Blow Up in Your Face | Molly Greene: Writer http://ow.ly/uVjLf
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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