A ton of excellent post this week as we say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall. Check out the beauties below!
If you’re looking to submit to a literary agent, check out this post from one of them with her best tips on Romance University. Then stick around the site to enjoy this great post by K.M. Weiland on tips to make your love story an epic love story.
Avoiding the dreaded info-dump is crucial for a good story. Here are three essential questions for a better backstory on The Write Practice. And this fantastic one on writing villains.
Joe Bunting promises that this exercise will get you unstuck every time you try to write and can’t. I have to say I tried it and it worked–at least for me.
If Mondays get you down, go over to DBCII for some inspiration. Starting next week, he’ll post writing prompts from books he has. Check out this great idea here.
When I don’t write, I worry about my book and when I write, I worry about making mistakes, so I worry about my book! This post on the Tiny Buddha on how to relax was just what I needed to read.
Sooo excited because I was certain we might not get it but Outlander is coming to Canada. A huge thank you to Penny Dreadful for letting me know and for reviewing it!
If you’re into Westerns, check out this post by Amy Alessio with seven fantastic Western romance reads for you to check out on Romance University.
Five ways to increase your productivity while you’re not writing by Chuck Sambuchino from Writer’s Digest.
Just for fun, this post had me in stitches. So funny by Suzie81 Speaks.
This one has great inspiration with quotes by those who’ve achieved great things on Jen Owenby.
If you’re writing a query letter, check out this post on how to write a killer blurb on Writer’s Relief.
Here come the categories. Again, keep in mind they’re just for fun.
* Best Achievement of the Week – To D. Emery Bunn for completing his book Darkness Concealed.
* Best Short Piece of the Week – A definite gem, this one‘s by Mishka Jenkins.
* Best Rant of the Week – to Infinitefreetime, for this one.
* Best movie Review – to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire by Natacha Guyot.
* Most Unusual Tips for Writers – This one needs a word of warning. Some tips are truly…disturbing, from the Thought Catalog.
* Best find of the Week – Very cool. You type in three words and it generates 5 blog topics for you. Check it out here at HubSpot.
* Funniest Post of the Week – What not to say to a mom with a Colicky Baby by Outmanned. Never had a baby colicky or otherwise, but I still laughed out loud.