Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

It’s that time of the week again! Let’s dig up those gold coins at the end of the blogging rainbow!

On Writing
Bridging the Gap Between Author and Character — Posted by Devor at Mythic Scribes
How to Create Story Structure to Die For — Guest Post by P.J. Reece at Write to Done
25 Lies Writers Tell (And Start to Believe) — Posted by Chuck Wendig on his blog, Terrible Minds
Six Core Storytelling Competencies: Good… Better… Best — Posted by Larry Brooks on his blog, Story Fix
13 Ways to Develop a Story That’s Too Short — Posted by B. McKenzie at Superhero Nation
10 Ideas for Descriptive Writing — Posted by Melissa Donovan at Writing Forward
7 Dialogue Basics That Can Help Tighten Our Stories — Posted by Jody Hedlund on her blog
Keep Your Characters True to Themselves — Guest Post by Sharla Rae on Jenny Hanson’s Blog
Three Ways to Spark Literary Magic – Voice Part 2 — Posted by Kristen Lamb on her blog
The Do’s and Don’ts of Novel Endings — Posted by James V. Smith Jr at Writer’s Digest

On Publishing & Agents
What I Love About Being a “Hybrid” Author — Guest Post by Mary Reed McCall on Kristen Lamb’s Blog
The Lady or The Tiger – Publishing Choices Part 1 — Posted by Susan Spann at Writers In The Storm Blog
How Indie Publishing Has Changed My Thinking — Posted by Susan Kaye Quinn on her blog
KDP Select free day promo, round 2: Is it worth a second go-around? — Posted by Emlyn Chand at Novel Publicity
Publishing Industry Terms and Contracts: Some Resources and Some Advice — Posted by Victoria Strauss at Writer Beware

On Social Media
The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Writers — Posted by Robert Lee Brewer on his blog
5 Pinterest Tricks for Indie Authors – Plus Infographic — Posted by Dara Beevas and Amy Quale at Wise Ink
Social Media and Your Book Release — Posted by Ingrid Schneider at Wordserve Watercooler
Pinterest Basics for Bloggers — Guest Post by Yang at ProBlogger

On Blogging
How (Not) to Be a Successful Blogger — Posted by Ava Jae on her blog, Writability
Get More Comments: How Honesty Compels Readers to Comment — Posted by Darren Rowse at ProBlogger
7 Steps to a Better Blog — Posted by Gabriela Pereira
105 Author Blog Prompts — Posted by Shannon and Toni at DuoLit

On Reading
How to Read Your Way to Better Writing — Posted by Susan Bearman at Write It Sideways
What’s Your Cannon of Literature? — Posted by Becca Puglisi at The Bookshelf Muse

Other Useful Stuff Too
Why We Need to Put Our Books to Bed — Posted by Jody Hedlund on her blog
How to Make a Living as a Writer, Part 1 — Posted by Rachelle Gardner on her blog
10 Query Letter No-Nos — Posted by Ann Rittenberg at Writer’s Digest
10 Ways to Use Microsoft Word More Effectively — Posted by Cheryl Reif on her blog

That’s it for this week! Enjoy=)

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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3 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

  1. Great list as always, Kathleen! 🙂

  2. Awesome links! Thank you. 🙂

  3. Jenny Hansen says:

    Wow, Kathleen! These are awesome and there are so many that i missed. :-)Thanks a bunch for including Sharla's guest post at More Cowbell!

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