WRITE YER DAMN BOOK (advice from others or link salad)


Okay Loyals and True Believers of the writing persuasion, come gather ’round for a heaping helping of advice.

Now I spend entirely too much time on the interwebz and in doing so I find a crap ton of writing advice that I enjoy and find helpful. Well, you know me, I’m not greedy, I will share the wealth. I will give you links to the best ones I have found recently.

So go ahead. Click these links. Go read. Comment on the blog. Check out the writers. Stalk them. Buy their shit.

You know the deal.

So here goes.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY

This blog should be on your check often radar. Not only is Janice Hardy a helluva writer, she is also a helluva a traveling companion for the coming zombie apocalypse. This blog is PACKED with wayyyy to many awesome articles to pick just one. Hell, this blog is just about to turn the corner on ONE MILLION PAGE VIEWS so you know it kicks some serious ass.

HOW I WENT FROM WRITING 2,000 WORDS A DAY TO 10,000 WORDS A DAY

You read that right. Rachel Aaron has a truly kick ass blog about how to use a tiny bit of logic and planning to turn your daily wordcount into a bloodbath. Go now and read and then repost.

GENRE AND AESTHETIC

Sara Taylor Woods is a pre-published writer. That won’t stay true for long. Her blog is a great place to get the sense that you are not alone and the problems you are running into are real. This blog is a fresh look at how we can fall into the traps of affecting an aesthetic instead of truly exploring a genre.

HOW TO KILL YOUR DARLINGS

Delilah S. Dawson, writer extraordinaire of steampunky vampire smut and third party of the FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE DOOMPACALYPSE, has a great voice when she blogs. I guarantee you will chuckle while she smacks some sense into you.

And last but NOT least in any way shape or form is

WORD WHORES

This is the group blog I am damn lucky to be a member of. It’s a great group of authors who kick ass and take names and then tell you all about it. We have turned our blogging to writing advice. We pick a topic and EVERY DAMN DAY a new writer tackles it. It’s like daily wisdom. I post on Mondays. Tune in and check us out.

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