Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

Welcome to Thirsty Thursday, where all the writerly knowledge you crave is jam packed into one list of links=) Stay tuned for an announcement at the end of the list!

On Writing
On Writing: Character Dynamics — Magical Words (David B. Coe)
On Writing: Endings — Magical Words (Kalayna Price)
25 Things I Learned While Writing Blackbirds — Terrible Minds (Chuck Wendig)
Weeding Your Manuscript: Pesky Dialogue Problems — The Writer’s Alley (Julia Reffner)
Assessing Your Writing – How Do You Know When It’s Good? — Mythic Scribes (Benjamin Clayborne)
Six Great Reasons to Write Your Novel — The Creative Penn (Joanna Penn)
When You Get Stuck — Mystery Writing is Murder (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
Voice: You Are Not Your Characters — Writability (Ava Jae)
The Good Seed, Part II — The Writer’s Alley (Donald Maass)
So You Finished Your First Draft – Now What? — Pub(lishing) Crawl (Jodi Meadows)
Passive Voice In Creative Writing — World Literary Cafe

On Publishing & Agents
10 Ways to Annoy a Literary Agent — Books & Such (Rachelle Gardner)
How to Kill Your Agent Relationship Without Really Trying — Books & Such (Janet Kobobel Grant)
How to Talk to an Agent or Editor — Books & Such (Mary Keely)
Why is Indie Publishing All That? — The Writing Bomb (Jeff Bennington)
The Importance of Reversion Clauses in Book Contracts — Writer Beware Blogs (Victoria Strauss)
Are Agents Running Scared? — Rachelle Gardner

On Social Media

On Bogging
Author Blogging 101: Listening — The Book Designer (Joel Friedlander)
16 Essential WordPress Plug-ins for Authors — The Write Practice (Joe Bunting)
Guest Post Hosting: the Surprising Traffic Driver — ProBlogger (Guest Shari Lopatin)

On Reading
The Death of Bram Stoker and the Birth of Horror — Book Riot (Scott Beauchamp)
5 Ways to Expand Your Literary Horizons — Book Riot (Rebecca Joins Schinsky)

Other Useful Stuff Too
What’s In A Name? Writing the Right Title — Write It Sideways (Sarah Baughman)
Two Rules of Writing — Nick Harkaway
I May Never Wear Pants Again — So, You’re A Writer (Carrie Butler)
What You Can Do When You Can’t Write — Books & Such (Mary Keeley)
Should You Focus on Your Writing or Your Platform? — Writer Unboxed (Jane Friedman)
It’s Time to Start Your Novel: Here’s Why — Write to Done (Guest Ali Luke)
25 Realizations Writers Need to Have — Terrible Minds (Chuck Wendig)
Hiring a Freelance Editor: A Step-by-Step Guide — Write to Done (Guest Tiffany T. Cole)
Rock Your Writing With Checklists — Wordplay (K.M. Weiland)
Thinking the Wrong Things About Ebook Pricing — Terrible Minds (Chuck Wendig)

That’s it for this week, but don’t go yet! As you may or may not know, Thirsty Thursday will be moving to its own blog soon. Thirsty Thursday will not be the only feature on this blog though. I am looking for guest posts on all things Thirsty Thursday (Writing, Publishing & Agents, Reading, Blogging, Social Media, and Other Useful Stuff Too). If you are interested, email me at kathleen dot doyle88 at yahoo dot com. Until then, enjoy the links=)

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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4 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

  1. Moving to its own blog? How cool! Best of luck! 🙂

  2. Moving to its own blog? How cool! Best of luck! 🙂

  3. Rob and Lisa says:

    Wow! Lots of useful information. I think it will take me a while to get through all of this.

  4. Rob and Lisa says:

    Wow! Lots of useful information. I think it will take me a while to get through all of this.

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