Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

Holy cow, what a week! I’ve been selected to be an Instructor at The Writer’s Dojo (I got a badge and everything)! It’s also the start of a new mini-Campaign hosted by Rachel Harrie over at Rach Writes and my YA All Genre group is GINORMOUS! I added about 70 blogs to my Google Reader yesterday (which means – if you’re in my group but you don’t see me on your “followers” tab – I’m following you, but it’s through the reader not Blogger or GFC). Today is already looking to be busy as well. Not only do I have to get all these posts listed – I wait for the day of to get as many up-to-date posts as I can – I also have to get some work on my daughter’s Valentine Box for school (due tomorrow, eek!) and start planning out my A to Z Challenge blog posts for April.

But, let’s get to it!
3 Steps to Overcoming ‘Almost Done’ Syndrome — Guest Post by Suzannah Windsor Freeman on Write to Done
Most Common Mistakes Series: The Case of the Vanishing Setting — Posted by K.M. Weiland on her blog, Wordplay
5 Muse Abusers: How to Protect Your Creative Flow — Posted by Roni Loren on her blog
Tuesday Ten: How to View Your Work With Fresh Eyes — Posted by Cheryl Reif on her blog
Writing Dialogue with Purpose — Posed by Ava Jae on her blog, Writability
How to Return to Writing After a Long Break — Posted by Nathan Bransford on his blog
Mining for Character Emotions — Posted by Sharla Rae at Writers In The Storm Blog
Are You Making Your Characters (and Yourself) Look Stupid? — Posted by K.M. Weiland on her blog, Wordplay
Why Your Novel Characters Need Real Flaws — Guest Post by Rosslyn Elliot on Rachelle Gardener’s blog
The Three Layers of Story Engineering, Architecture, and Art — Posted by Larry Brooks on his blog, Storyfix
Nine Ways to Motivate Yourself to Write — Posted by Ali Luke on her blog, Aliventures
Self Editing #7 – Clean Up Crew: Telling by POV and Self Editing #8 – WHEN to show/When to tell — Posted by Aimee L. Salter on her blog, Seeking the Write Life
Eight Simple Tips for Editing Your Own Work — Guest Post by Ali Luke on Write to Done
Using the Evil Overlord List to Write More Interesting Villians — Posted by B. McKenzie at Superhero Nation

That’s it for today! Don’t forget to let me know if you’ve found a great blog post this week that helped you! Share it in the comments=)

UPDATE: Tahereh Mafi is having an awesome giveaway of books! Check it out HERE

About Katie Doyle

Katie Doyle is an avid reader, writer of NA and Adult fiction, a mom to two tornadoes that resemble an eight and six year old, and pet to a tuxedo cat named Oz and a German Shepherd/Boxer rescue named Charlie. If she's not reading, writing, or getting Oz out of a tree, she's screaming at characters on TV and trying not to curse around her kids.
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6 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

  1. Morgan says:

    Woohoo! You are busy, girl! Thanks for all the fun links 😉

  2. Yeah for the Dojo! It's been a great week. Hope you enjoy your weekend.

  3. Mark Murata says:

    Speaking of the dojo, Sheralyn Pratt had a great post on 5 marketing myths at

  4. Angela Scott says:

    Great links! Thanks for sharing. I will check them out for sure. I'm popping over from Rach's to say howdy! I write YA as well. And yes, it is a huge group. I go around meeting folks a little each day (this is going to take me forever–but it will be worth it). Nice to meet you.

  5. Kerri Cuev says:

    Thanks for the links! Stopping by to say hello from the Campaign!

  6. Jocelyn Rish says:

    Wow, lots of great links here. Thanks!Our YA Campaign group is pretty huge, isn't it? Last campaign I signed up for three groups and was overwhelmed, so I decided to only sign up for one this time. And of course it ends up being the monstrously large group. 🙂

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