Decoding Agent Rejections

If you get a rejection from a literary agent, check this post to see what it means, and how your can succeed with your next submission.

Turn One Agent’s No into Another Agent’s Yes | WritersDigest.com.

Be a Confident Writer

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.

7 Things Confident Writers Don’t Do | Kristen Lamb’s Blog.

Is Anxiety Holding You Back?

I know performance anxiety is a problem for me. Maybe it is for you too.

Click on the link below for some things to try.

How to Overcome the Anxiety That’s Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals.

Establish Effective Habits for Writing Success

Habits help us keep our complex lives in order and free our minds to handle unusual challenges.

Here’s a great little article about useful habits for writers by Kristi Holl.

Click on the link below and start building positive habits today. (Remember, it takes ten days to establish a new pattern of behavior, so be patient, but firm with yourself.

Writers First AidHabits: Anchors for the Writer’s Life.

50 simple rules for making it as a writer – The Writer Magazine

From The Writer Magazine, here’s a useful article to read online. Many other resources, including writing prompts, are available on the site.

50 simple rules for making it as a writer – The Writer Magazine.

PiBoIdMo Day 9: Kelly Light Drives Through Roadblocks « Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

If you have ever been told you couldn’t do something, or that you should just give up, here’s an article you should read right now. It isn’t just for writers or illustrators. It’s for everyone with a dream.

PiBoIdMo Day 9: Kelly Light Drives Through Roadblocks « Writing for Kids (While Raising Them).

11 NaNoWriMo Books That Have Been Published – Mental Floss

Need inspiration? Find out about some NaNoWriMo books that have been published!

11 NaNoWriMo Books That Have Been Published – Mental Floss.

Advanced Fiction Writing Blog » Blog Archive » How Do You Make A Living As A Novelist?

If you’ve been looking everywhere for the secret path to professional publication, today’s your lucky day, because here it is. Read this article and follow its recommendation. That’s it.

Advanced Fiction Writing Blog » Blog Archive » How Do You Make A Living As A Novelist?.

Great SF authors share their biggest writing setbacks — and how they triumphed

Great SF authors share their biggest writing setbacks — and how they triumphed.

Have you had a setback in your writing career? You are not alone. Here’s an article about some writers who conquered adversity. You can too. Persistence: it’s the only secret.