Thursday, December 3, 2015

Thursday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Monica M. Clark

By the end of this post you will have a nagging urge to use an excel spreadsheet.

Don’t make that face—I know you’re a writer and not a data analyst.  Or if you are a data analyst—I get that you’re on this blog to get away from your day job.

But guess what? At the suggestion of Randy Ingermason—the creator of the Snowflake Method—I listed all of the scenes in my novel in a nice little Google spreadsheet.  It changed my novel-writing life, and doing the same will change yours too.

Scene Lists Help You Plan

I tried to write a novel once before without planning in advance—I failed.  So this time around, I committed to having as much of my story organized before writing as possible.

I used the Snowflake Method, which consists of several steps to designing a novel that we can discuss at a later date.

Today we’re focusing on a particular step: the creation of a scene list.

What is a scene list?

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  • The Most Effective Ways to Schedule Tweets
  • How Engaging Pinterest Content Can Triple Your Website Referral Traffic |
  • How to Become a Twitter Marketing Pro Without Spending a Penny | Red Website Design Blog
  • How a Scene List Can Change Your Novel-Writing Life
  • The Ultimate Gift Guide for Writers — 2015 Edition | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  • The Current "What about a novel sweeps us up into its world?  What carries us along..."  #writetip
  • Fiction University: You've Finished NaNoWriMo: Now What?
  • Why Books Are the Best … for Gifts! - The Book Designer
  • How to Reroute your Story For A New Twist | Drew Chial
  • Writers On The Move: What is Your Email’s Lifespan and What's the Best Day to Send
  • THE TEN INGREDIENTS OF A GOOD THRILLER, by Dawn Ius - The Artist Unleashed
  • How to Post Curated Content Across Multiple Social Platforms Social Media Examiner
  • How to Overcome Fear of Speaking, Podcasting, Live Streaming, Webinars and More - @ProBlogger
  • Writability: Post-NaNoWriMo Tips  #writetip #authortips
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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