Here’s a great post from The Write Practice blog to help relight your writing pilot light, especially if you are a professional with deadlines.
Here’s another in a terrific series of posts summarizing basic plots on The Write Practice blog. For a quick review of the bottom line of storytelling, take an hour or so and review the basic plots covered on the site. It may save you years of learning the hard way.
A conversation at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference spurs reflection from a psychologically-attuned attendee. Click on the link below.
Here’s some great advice about overcoming fear and rediscovering the joy of writing.
I haven’t been rejected much lately, but just because I haven’t submitted much. I’m still working on my novel and I have a terrific assignment.
I’ve looked at my old picture book manuscripts, and most of them just don’t work for the current market. I have a new one that’s close, but I won’t have time to work on it this week.
Anyway, back to rejections. Everybody who sends work out gets them, even famous award-winning writers. I’ve come across some great posts on the subject that are worth sharing.
Health advice for writers.
Here’s an author who has built a career on his very unique background and his amazing special interest. (I discovered him on Twitter this morning.) What is your unique set of interests? How can you share it in your books?
If your story does not touch the emotions of your reader in some way, it will not last. In order for this to happen, it has to be important, emotionally, to you. Here’s a great post about how to make that happen.
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I have learned so much since I started collecting and sharing blog posts here on One Way to Wonder. Writers are so generous on the Internet. As author Kristen Lamb points out in her blog, so are business gurus and publicity people. In this practical essay, she points out things confident and successful writers don’t do. Warning: you may blush.
I am sharing this here because I want to be able to find it again myself. It is a great chart of facinating flaws for story people.