Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wednesday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Nancy Christie

There are few things more frustrating to a writer than getting part way into a project and hitting the wall. (The other issues are not being able to find a way to start the project and not being able to satisfactorily bring it to a close!)

I call this the “Work-in-Progress” Woes—you are either facing a complete shut down or the going is so hard and slow that you feel like you are writing through metaphorical molasses.

As a matter of fact, this post was inspired by my own experience with this, since I am close to two-thirds way through my current novel, and my enthusiasm and creativity are waning fast.

So I went looking for advice and recommendations — which also served to temporarily divert me from the book—and thought I would share what I learned with the rest of you. 
  1. Get physical. . .

 Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. 35 Questions To Ask Your Characters From Marcel Proust
  2. Author, Jody Hedlund: 7 Setting Basics That Can Bring a Story to Life
  3. Writing Multiple POV Fiction | Linda S. Clare
  4. Novel Rocket: Essentials of Character Building
  5. Blood-Red Pencil: Grappling with the Facts
  6. 4 ways to avoid screenplayizing your novel | Nathan Bransford, Author
  7. Janet Reid, Literary Agent: Query Question: entice or reveal?
  8. Writer Unboxed » How To Love Our Readers and Our Art: A Call For Author Ethics
  9. Anne R. Allen's Blog: How Do I Sell My Book? 6 Tips for New Authors
  10. John Green's Key To Writing? Using Different Keyboards
  11. How to Write a Villain That Readers Will Love to Hate | Darla G. Denton
  12. 18 Perfect Short Stories That Pack More Of A Punch Than Most Novels
  13. Unlikable Main Characters: Walking on the Edge
  14. How to Use the LinkedIn Relationship Tab to Improve Your Networking | Social Media Examiner
  15. Writability: How to Practice Writing a Novel
  16. How to Get 100+ Reviews on Amazon: Different Types of Reviewers – Do They All Matter?
  17. Wheel of emotions poster for writers | Creativindie
  18. Five Tips For Novel Revision – The BIG Picture | C H Griffin
  19. Fight, Chase, Shoot, Battle! Action Scene Checklist
  20. On Changing Book Titles And Covers: My Own Experience And How You Can Do It Too | The Creative Penn
  21. Cockeyed Caravan: The Ultimate Pilot Story Checklist: Modern Family
  22. 5 Tips for Dealing with “Work-in-Progress” Woes
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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