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Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips

Hi All! I haven’t posted in a while, life has been happening here, but I’ve still been collecting links to share. Here are this week’s tips for writers! Writing Tips How Horror Can Improve Our Writing in ANY Genre A Case for WAS: The Much-Maligned 

Tuesdays Tips

Tuesdays Tips

Tuesday’s Tips – 11/2/21 – Links for Writers Writing Tips What Are Pinch Points and Where Do They Go? Humanizing the Bad Guy (or, Some Thoughts on Violence in Fiction) Writing and the Law of Loss Aversion Navigating a Story Identity Crisis David Foster Wallace 

Tuesday’s Tips for Writers

Tuesday’s Tips for Writers

10/26/2021

Happy Tuesday! Here are some tips for your week, I hope you find something to inspire your writing, wherever you are in the process.

Writing Tips

6 Questions to Help You Avoid Repetitive Scenes

Novel editing insights: 9 big lessons from critique

How to Make Your Character’s Choices More Difficult

Failure, Conflict, and Character Arc

Brave New Writing & Learning to Think Outside the Book

10 Top British Writers Share Their Tips For Writing Success

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome as a Writer

13 Tips for Writing a Halloween Story

NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Beginning

NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Middle

NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Ending

Productivity Tips

Double Down on your Writing Goals, a Worry-Free Approach

The Benefits of Writing SMART Goals

Discover Your Writing Strengths (and Weaknesses)

Staying Motivated During NaNoWriMo With Your Creativity Toolbox

Author Platform

Unique Author Branding and Content Ideas Using November Observances

Write an Author Newsletter That Sells

Maintaining an Author Blog is Easier Than You Think.

Book Marketing

7 Business Books Every Writer Should Read

Does the Idea of Promoting Your Book Make You Feel Queasy?

Publishing

Publishing Dilemmas, Distribution, and Disruption

10 Query Mistakes You’re NOT Making

HOW MANY QUERIES SHOULD I SEND OUT?

Weekly Dose of Inspiration…

4 Ways to Find Inspiration When It’s Hiding

Happy Writing!

JL Winters

Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips

Hi! I’ve been out of circulation for the past few weeks, but here are the latest Tuesday’s Tips for writers…10/12/2021. Writing Tips Story Not Behaving? Try Going Deeper into Structure Everything Has A Story Binging is BIG: 3 Simple Ways to Make Your Series HOOK 

Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips and Inspiration – 9/20/2021 Here is another link feast for writers to get your week off the ground. Hope you find something helpful. Writing Tips Does Your Story Need More Conflict? Tap this Powerful Source  – Angela Ackerman How To Write A Compelling 

Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips

Inspiration for Writers — 9/14/21

Happy Tuesday everyone! Sharing links to some of the articles I’ve found useful or interesting throughout the week – I hope you can also find something to help you grow as a writer.

Writing Tips

Testing Fate: A Closer Look at Person vs. Fate Conflict – Writers Helping Writers

Why Ask Why? Because Your Readers Will – Janice Hardy

WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Tension in a Mystery Opening

Nods, Smiles, and Frowns: How Can We Avoid “Talking Heads”…and Cliches?

How to Find Your Writing Voice: 5 Methods from Famous Writers

How to Write a Red Herring

Character Introductions: Part 1 – Go Into the Story

Writing and the Creative Life: What to do when you feel out of touch with your creative energy

7 Steps for Writing Your Novel’s Opening Chapter

WHAT MAKES A KILLER PLOT TWIST?

How To Write A Story Outline That Works: 9 Steps

Productivity Tips

Breaking Free – Writers Helping Writers

Writer’s Block: Is It Laziness or a Critical Part of Being a Longtime Author? – Kristen Lamb

4 Key Reasons Planning a Novel Speeds Up Your Writing Process – The Write Practice

Hemingway’s Writing Routine

Are You Growing as a Writer? (Here’s the Only Way to Tell) – K.M. Weiland

4 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Writing Today

Moving on to a New Book

Author Platform

Creating A Style Guide Template That Works

7 Tips to Build an Audience for Your Writing

How to Create a Sales-Boosting Author Website

Book Marketing

THINK LIKE AN AGENT

Double The Love (aka Pimp & Promote) – Writers in the Storm

The Small Changes That Can Amp up your Book Promotion on Amazon

Secrets to a Bestselling Author Name

Publishing

Utilize your protagonist’s perspective in a query (query critique)

10 Tips On Getting An Agent (Or Doing Without One!)

Let’s Focus on Building Writing Careers

Want to be a Career Author? Avoid Pitfalls (and a few tips, too)

Weekly Dose of Inspiration

5 Things Never to Say to a Writer

Happy Writing!

JL Winters

Tuesday’s Tips

Tuesday’s Tips

Tips and Inspiration for writers…9/7/2021 Writing Tips Sometimes You’re the Windshield; Sometimes You’re the Bug – Writer Unboxed How to Nail the Purpose of Your Novel’s Scenes – C.S. Lakin 3 Easy Steps to Developing a Villain Redemption Arc Forbidden Formats: The Risks and Rewards 

Tuesday Tips and Inspiration

Tuesday Tips and Inspiration

A weekly link fest for writers – 8/17/2021 Writing Tips The Secret Ingredient of a Commercially Successful Novel – Jane Friedman Blog 3 Things to Know About the Ending of a Story – Helping Writers Become Authors How to start a novel: First chapter examples 

Tuesday’s Tips for  Inspiration

Tuesday’s Tips for Inspiration

Hello!

Another week has come and gone. Here is your weekly dose of inspiration for writers.

Tuesday Tips – 08/10/2021

Writing Tips

The Importance of Curiosity and Tension to Storytelling – Jane Friedman Blog

Should You Edit As You Go? – K.M. Weiland

Should You Write a Cozy Mystery? – Elizabeth Spann Craig

Sundays with Stephen King’s “On Writing”

How to declutter your dialogue – Louise Harnby

Knowing Your Invisible Narrator – Writer Unboxed

Ten “Not Absurd” Tips for Writing Fiction- Margie Lawson

Productivity Tips

10 Ridiculously Simple Steps for Writing a Book – Jeff Goins

7 Tips For Producing More Words: @jamesscottbell @killzoneauthors

The Fear of Putting Our Work Out There – Zen Habits

Author Platform

What’s More Important: Author Websites or Social Media? – Jane Friedman

Book Marketing

Vlog: 4 Questions Every Pitch Must Answer – Writability

Quick Tips: How to Find Beta Readers – Chris Fox Writes

Publishing

Writing And Publishing Literary Fiction With Roz Morris – The Creative Penn

Weekly Dose of Inspiration

Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.

~ Natalie Goldberg

Happy Writing!

JL Winters

Character Introductions

Character Introductions

Character Introductions: Making the Right Impression via Angela Ackerman