Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Links of Interest

PAINFUL HUMOR: Slush pile snippets and the agent's retort.

SETTING: Real or imaginary. Which to choose.

LIFE OF THE WRITER: Why you should stretch yourself and how to to be a better writer. (Not exercise advice.)


BASICS OF FICTION: Jennifer Crusie gives an overview of writing a novel.

CRITIQUES: How to critique and stay friends.

WRITING ARTICLES: Suvudu has a series of articles by professional writers on various craft and professional subjects. Well worth the look.

BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: When a multi-book contract is a good idea.

CRAFT RESOURCES: Writing tips, articles, etc., from author and writing teacher Bob Mayer.

BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: The one book contract, advantages and disadvantages.

CRAFT: Rewriting overview. Pretty good.

CRAFT: Those scenes of exposition that beg to be shown.



Magic, Monsters and Amour: Creating a Believable Paranormal, Fantasy, or SF World. October 4-31, 2010 at October 4-31, 2010 at

Are vampires, fairies, and space aliens real? If you create the right background for your paranormal romance, they will be to a reader. I'll show you how to create a fantasy or paranormal background from scratch and how to make it utterly believable.


SCHEDULE NOTE: Next week, I will be doing a number of posts on choosing the right type of market and the publisher for your genre novel.

1 comment:

Debbie Maxwell Allen said...

Hi Marilynn-

Thanks for your comments on my blog. Glad to find yours, and you have the kind of website I like, with lots of resources for writers.

If you don't mind, I'd like to highlight your website and blog on my blog on July 1st.