Thirsty Thursday: April’s Sunday Edition

It’s time for April’s Sunday Edition of Thirsty Thursday! Things are progressing at the new blog, so it should be up and running soon! Are you as excited as I am?
Now for the links:

On Writing
How to Write Effective Supporting Characters — Writer’s Digest (Hallie Ephron)
15 Ways to Write Tight — Write to Done (Guest Barb Sawyers)
7 Steps to Writing a Story in Scenes — Wordserve Water Cooler (Janalyn Voigt)
13 Ways to Show (Rather than Tell) in Your Love Story — Writers in the Storm Blog (Charlotte Carter)
How to Shorten a Novel Manuscript Which Is Too Long — Superhero Nation (B. McKenzie)
Show Your Setting through the POV Character’s Eyes — The Blood Red Pencil (Guest Jodie Renner)
Don’t Leave Your Participles Dangling — The Write Practice (Liz Bureman)
Beyond Character: Meeting, Interactions, and Relationships — Writing Forward (Guest Harry Bingham)
Know Your Reader, Know Your Setting — Writer’s Alley (Cindy R. Wilson)
How to Create Distinctive Character Voice — Wordplay (K.M. Weiland)
Limit the Exposition in Your Opening Pages — The Kill Zone (James Scott Bell)
How to Write a Novel Without Selling Your Soul — The Creative Penn (Joanna Penn)

On Publishing & Agents
Why It’s Foolish Not to Self-Publish — Iona Portal Blog (M.E. Anders)
What’s Next For Indie Authors… After KDP Select? — The Writing Bomb (Jeff Bennington)
What Do You Need to Know About Submissions? — Romance University (Sara Megibow)
Why e-books cost so much — CNET (Nathan Bransford)
Your Rights — Wordserve Water Cooler (Greg Johnson)
Prepping for the Publishing Doomsday — Terrible Minds (Chuck Wendig)

On Social Media
What Twitter Really Is — Jeff Goins
Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros — ProBlogger (Darren Rowse)

On Blogging
A Better Starting Point for Choosing a Niche — ProBlogger (Darren Rowse)

On Reading
The Problem of Reading for Pleasure — Book Riot (Jeff O’Neal)
So, How Much Are Kids Really Reading? — The Hub (Annie Schutte)
How to Be a Discerning Reader — Book Riot (Greg Zimmerman)
5 Great Reasons to Read Even MORE Than You Already Do — Courage 2 Create (Guest Brandon Monk)
Knock It Off About Not Having Time To Read — Book Riot (Jodi Chromey)

Other Useful Stuff Too
14 Motives for Murder — John Lescroart
Want to Write a Best Seller? It’s all in your genes — Mystery Writing is Murder (Guest Dr. John Yoeman)
How to Write a 1-Page Synopsis — Pub(lishing) Crawl (Susan Dennard)
The 15-Minute Writer: Help for Harried Aspiring Authors — Wordserve Water Cooler (Dena Dyer)
Staple This to Your Forehead — Story Fix (Larry Brooks)
How to Outline (the easy way) Like Janet Evanovich — Writer’s Digest (Zachary Petit)
8 Tips for Naming Characters — The Write Practice (Guest Dan Schmidt)
How to Title Your Book — Books & Such (Rachelle Gardner)


That’s it for this week! Check back next week for the last Sunday Edition in April.

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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2 Responses to Thirsty Thursday: April’s Sunday Edition

  1. Check out all that linky goodness! Mmm… 🙂 Thanks, Kathleen!

  2. Fantastic compilation of links! I'm bookmarking all of them. Thanks for putting this list together and for linking to Wise, Ink! Much appreciated 🙂

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