Some links to keep you warm

Browsing catIt’s getting very wintery outside (up here in the northern hemisphere anyway) so here’s some links I’ve collected the last few weeks to snuggle in and read – if you’re not racing towards the 50,000 word finish line for NaNoWriMo. It’s the last weekend! Go! Go! Go!

M/M Specific

Piece on the general state of the m/m genre by Josh Lanyon
Female characters in m/m

Terrible Minds

Twenty five…
…reasons you won’t finish that story.
…things you should know about writing advice.
…reasons readers keep reading.
…reasons will quit reading your story.

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

Writing craft

Be careful of your default setting.
The little people – minor characters.
Real sex or fictional sex.


Why submission guidelines exist.
Secrets Editors Want You to Know
Paranoia Jones and my attempt at rational thought – Maisey Yates on that wait after submitting.

Meta about writing and being a writer

Tropes on trial – the happy ever after epilogue.
When Shouting Loudly Isn’t Enough.
Don’t turn your passion into an obsession – avoiding burnout.
The author bio.
Are you the publishing type?
12 things you need to know about Amazon reviews – an eye opener!

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