Fact and Fiction: The Trouble with Historical Novels Writer of historical fiction, Richard Blake, on some of the less obvious pitfalls for writers of historical fiction. If you describe anything as “the worst thing that can happen,” it probably isn’t. Whatever you care to imagine, there’s usually something worse. But one of the worst things […]Read more "April Links"
Singing in your own voice Writer Anna Butler on finding the right narrator for a story, first person or third and when each works or doesn’t. I do get why some people hate first person POV. They don’t like the limited viewpoint they’re getting, or feel it’s an attempt to create a sort of false […]Read more "March Links"
The shortest month, but plenty of nice links for you! Writers: How Succeed at “Building Platform” Without Really Trying Always useful Anne R Allen with platform building tips. Including “comment on blogs”. So what are you waiting for? Start here!😀 I know some excellent writers who never even get a nibble on their query letters, […]Read more "February Links"
Links will be third weekend of the month this year, mostly to move the post a bit further away from the Lucky 7th post. Enjoy! Hate the Character, Love the Book? Charlotte Wood on The Hoopla challenges the notion that characters must be “likeable”. The broader issue of ‘likeability’ in fictional characters is intriguing. Most […]Read more "January Links"
Early Happy Linky Christmas all! The Happiness and Productivity Magic Formula Liam Livings on chasing success and how it can keep you from being happy. Something to consider as you look forward to the new year and set your goals. If happiness is the other side of the horizon for success, this thing we always […]Read more "December Links"