Carnevale Comic: Five tips for Writing →
carnevalecomic: I was giving out critique and advice in a writing thread on /co/ and someone asked me for my five big writing tips, which I had to think about for a while. So here’s what I wrote in the thread with a little bit of editing. From https://boards.4chan.org/co/res/47478585 1. Do you like it?
People that like to read are always a little fucked up.– Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides (via frenchtwist)
Six Tips to Smash Writers Block →
deadlyjohnson: A really great article from Veronica Varlow Lovely tips, fantastic images.
100 Character Development Questions for Writers →
i have a few characters in mind that need expanding, and these seem quite helpful.
Character Writing Exercises →
phroggee: It seems the number one way you learn more about your characters is simply by writing about them. Unfortunately, when this process occurs while you’re writing your story, it can show. Awkward, uneven character development in your completed piece can be the result. One way to get around this is to write scenes with your characters that are not part of your story, but which...
#4: Accept that you’re going to write garbage. You’re a terrible writer. But...– 5 Tips for Punching Writer’s Block in the Face, by Robert Brockway (via thepurposeismypenis)
all the toys and the tools: First drafts are... →
sebwriting: First drafts are difficult. You want to get everything out but at the same time you don’t want to be too straightforward, but then you find yourself running out of steam. You know what you want to write but you don’t know how to state it. Just remember: It’s a first draft. You have as many… To keep myself calm and not feeling overly pressured to get it perfect the first...
The daily routines of famous writers →
her majesty helps: Masterlist of Writing Help for... →
hermajestyhelps: *always adding more General Writing Tips, Guides and Advice How to be Confident in Your Writing Start Your Novel Already! Why First Chapters Matter How to Outline a Novel Incorporating Flashbacks Word Building 101 Common Mistakes in Writing Tips on Getting Started …
The Great Gatsby Book Necklace - by Little... →
fuckyeahreading: A miniature sized version of The Great Gatsby - one of many novels and series available from Little Literature (www.little-literature.com) interesting, i suppose, but i don’t see how this could possibly be legal. maybe it is for gatsby, but the shop has a bunch of newer book covers, like divergent or harry potter.
Powell's Books: “A long time ago, when I was in... →
powells: “A long time ago, when I was in graduate school, I joined a writers’ group. It was an informal workshop in which we intended to help each other finish and improve works of fiction then in progress. It didn’t last long. If I’m perfectly honest, it was a washout. I know writers who swear by such…
Writing and reading decrease our sense of isolation. They deepen and widen and...– Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (via excessivebookshelf)