Monthly Archives: May 2016

Writing Tips | May

Walter at The River Trading Company

Good E Reader. Why Do Independent Bookstores Have Cats?

Electric Literature. Contemporary Innovators of the Short Story: A Reading List

Mental Floss. 9 Authors Who Regretted The Success of Their Work

Brain Pickings. Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People

Writers Helping Writers. The Emotion Roller Coaster: Why Characters Resist Change

Literary Lightbox. Five ways to succeed at genre switching

Glimmer Train. What Do They Do? On Characters, Work, and Conflict

The Creative Penn. 5 Ways To Get Your First Draft Material Out Of Your Head And Onto The Page

the guardian. Why reading and writing on paper can be better for your brain

Writer’s Edit. 8 Secrets To Writing Strong Character Relationships

Writing Tips | April

Lit Reactor. Six Ways Pets Improve Your Writing

Electric Literature: How Point of View Can Heighten Drama in Fiction and Film

Jerry Jenkins. Why 9 Out of 10 Writers Quit (And How to Be the 1 Who Finishes)

Slate. Stories for the Square Girls: Beverly Cleary’s unjustly forgotten teen novels tell simple stories of first love.

Goins, Writer. Nobody’s Heard of You (and That’s a Good Thing): The Advantages of Anonymity

Writers Helping Writers. 5 Important Ways to Use Symbolism in Your Story

the guardian. You think writing’s a dream job? It’s more like a horror film

Writer’s Digest. 8 Tips to Writing Unreliable Narrators

BookBub. 9 Author Website Trends You Need to Know About

Indies Unlimited. Writing as Therapy