Mid-Week Link Salad!

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Freshly tossed, your regular Link Salad is a mix of writing-related articles, inspiring videos, pep talks, funnies, author interviews, served with a sprinkle of book release news and a drizzle of anything and everything that makes us as writers – and humans – laugh, cry, and fangirl over.

Are you just getting ready to become a writer? Or have Here are 25 Habits That Will Make You a Writer

Serious about being a writer? Then treat it like a real job.  Clear all distractions, set up a fixed space and schedule for it.

Love a book? Talk Rave about it, share it, shove it under people’s noses … okay, maybe not that last one. But word of mouth is far more powerful a promotion tool than anything else. Here are 7 Reasons Book Reviews Are Key to Self Publishing Success.

Think every story should open in the middle of an action scene? Think again. While you’re at it, check out all the types of story openings you want to avoid.

We all love a well-developed character we can root for, hero or villain. To create a strong character that will leap off the page and stay with your readers, you need to know how to craft character arcs.

If you’re in the query trenches like some of us now, here are some Do’s and Don’ts of Querying to take note of before you fire out that query letter!

SFF writers, we hear you! World-building can be really fun, but also REALLY hard. Agent Naomi Davis has loads of helpful tips for you on how you can make your story world as vivid and fully fleshed-out as it can be.

 

What do you think of these tips? Feel free to share your thoughts with us! Happy writing!


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