A fantastic week for blogs everywhere. I was a little worried about the size of this post (again). Then, just to add to the madness, I created a group of nonsensical categories and added more posts!
This is an awesome post on how to get deeper into your characters by finding out who they blame. Is it others or themselves? Locus of control is key. Writerology is such an awesome blog!
The Positive Writer has this great post on beating burnout with 4 great ideas. Loved it!
If you’re trying to get published and have written some short fiction, check out this post on how to get that fiction published in a Literary Magazine by Suzannah Windsor Freeman at Writer Unboxed.
Cute and informative, Winter Bayne tipped me onto this great post about punctuation from an editor in Zen/Xen.
Here are Molly Greene‘s 15 Must-have essentials for your website. A fantastic post! And, while you’re at the site, check out this other post on how to write a great blog title.
Interesting and touching, 5 Things I’ve learned since Publishing had me at the title by Skye Callahan.
The Write Practice is smoking with great posts! Check out this one on how long a post should be and how that affects its goals. And this other great post on 5 elements for writing the ‘perfect post’. Both by Joe Bunting!
If you’re writing the blurb for your book, this one is for you. It has explanations and examples of duds and great blurbs by Becca Puglisi in Writers Helping Writers.
I’m always interested in checking out what other programs there are out there that will help me become a better writer. This post has several productivity tools described and explained on Live to Write – Write to Live.
If you write science fiction, fantasy or paranormal, check out this post on world-building with great tips and steps by Catherine Spangler in Writers in the Storm.
From guest blogging to secrets to writing, this post has 51 resources to help you get there. An great post by Bryan Hutchinson on the Positive Writer.
There are six archetypes every novel needs and this post tells you who they are and why you need them. It’s by Bill Ferris from Writer Unboxed. A great post and reference.
Check out the new Just Gene’O. With a new, easy-to-navigate layout, amazing photographs, great resources and new blogs to check out, this is a blog I followed instantly. Don’t miss it.
For bloggers, check out this post on 10 blog content ideas on The Bookbaby Blog.
For those looking for an agent, Author Zone has 12 Query-Writing Resources that are not to be missed.
In an effort to entertain, I made up the following categories. Please keep in mind this is just for fun. There is no award for getting one of these.
Best Writer’s Rant: My choice for Best Rant of the Week has to go to Infinitefreetime for this post.
Funniest Movie Review: Goes to Yours in Storytelling and his hilarious review of Noah (and happy birthday!).
Kindest Post of the Week: Goes to Callum McLaughlin for this wonderful post in support of Indie authors.
Best Find: Inside the Life of Moi, hilarious and with great posts. Check this post on The Good Wife: Expectations vs. Reality.
Funniest Post of the Week: I had to give it to this one by Outmanned. OMG.
Wacko Post of the Week: Goes to this hilarious post on Penny Dreadful pondering Chewbacca’s dating qualities.