WRITING ARTICLES LIST Tips & Resources
CHECK OUT THESE WRITERS AND WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT WRITING.
SOME ARTICLES ARE ABOUT COPYWRITING, IF YOU ARE A FICTION WRITER SOME OF THESE PRINCIPLES CONTAINED WITHIN CAN BE USED TO HARNESS, PROMOTE AND IMPROVE YOUR OWN WRITING.
Part of my reason for creating these list is so when I am ready to launch I can refer back to the articles for reminders, hints and some direction. I hope you enjoy them AS MUCH AS I DID.
For Inspiration and a little hard truth in our writing from these bloggers.
This is wonderfully inspiring article I found on Pro Blogger, How to Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise and Get Paid to Change the World This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Copyblogger.
I found these articles very helpful in showing different story structures and how they are defined. Great help in learning to setup a working plot. My favorite article listed is about the Hero’s Journey based on Joseph Campbell’s work. Story Structure Articles
(My favorite book based upon The Hero’s Journey is The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers 3rd edition by Christopher Vogler. The book. ) A video with Christopher Vogler on the subject below. Volume is low, so you many need to turn it up on computer as well.
Story Structure Database You can help add to this wonderful resource tool. Check it out! From K. M. Weiland: Today, I’m super excited to get to put an end to the guessing and unveil what I hope will be a fabulous resource for all of us. What is it? The official Story Structure Database. What Is the Story Structure Database? That’s easy. The Story Structure Database is an archive of books and movies, recording all their major plot points:
Inciting Event (12% mark)
First Plot Point (25% mark)
First Pinch Point (37% mark)
Midpoint (50% mark)
Second Pinch Point (62% mark)
Third Plot Point (75% mark)
Climax (88% mark)
Climactic Moment (end of conflict)
Resolution (end of story)
Chris McMullen on his experience with Amazon and Goodreads giveaways. READ MORE HERE Amazon and Goodreads Giveaways
10 pieces of content you need to improve, remove or redirect by Copyblogger READ MORE HERE A Brief Guide to Fixing Your Old, Neglected, and Broken Content
Story premise is the foundation of all good books. It’s the fundamental kernel of the beginning idea. READ MORE HERE By K.M. Weiland Do You Know The Six Must-Elements of a WOW Story Premise?
I write for the ambitious scribe who splashes and thrashes to the point of choking in a tsunami of toner, trying to tame that big rogue breaker into smaller waves an actual readership might want to surf with you. Here are three tips on how not to stink at writing. READ MORE HERE 3 Tips On How Not To Stink At Writing by K.M. Weiland
Fiction writing smolders down to the basic concept of good versus evil. A good story will include a hero and a villain duking it out in a twisted plot designed to keep the reader on their toes. The really good stories—the ones we can’t put down—are home to unlikely and flawed heroes, i.e. the perfect hero. But how do we as writers and authors create the perfect hero? Is there a formula? Or do they just magically spring into existence on the page? READ MORE HERE Fiction Writing: Creating The Perfect Hero by Cori Davan
You have a natural ability to fascinate others that you may or may not be taking full advantage of. Read more here-> Sally Hogshead on How You Can Unlock Your Natural Ability to Fascinate from Copyblogger
Throughout your journey to overcome online obscurity, you produce a lot of content. Read More Here-> 7 Steps That Will Hook Your Audience through the Magnetic Force of Fascination by Copyblogger
You need to be aware of your content and content strategy for effective marketing. Read more here 13 Simple Questions to Help You Draft a Winning Content Strategy [Free Worksheet] by Copyblogger here
You readers want you to know they exist. Find out what deep connection is and why it is important. Read about connection here-How to Create a Deep Connection with Your Prospects and Customers by Copyblogger
Read what this journalist has to say about SELF PUBLISHING->Self Publishing Making Your Bones
What it takes to be a writer from an author who has published over 30 books, Holly Lisle. This is her blog about her writing life-writing & publish, issues and teaching courses->Holly Lisle’s BLOG Pocket Full of Words about her writing
Holly Lisle’s FREE FLASH FICTION COURSE
BY K. M. WEILAND The Ultimate Guide To Writing Your Manifesto
K.M. WEILAND The Impact Character
POD CAST FOR & ABOUT WRITERS BY SIMON WHISTLER: Interview with Holly Lisle->ROCKING SELF PUBLISHING, PODCASTS, WRITERS RESOURCES, INFO
Find out why this author, after four years of chasing the traditional route of publishing chose to go indie.->Read It On My Blog Here
Susan Rich What’s more important Plot or Character?->PLOT OR CHARACTER
I believe in writing for the love of writing, but if you want to make money you have to consider the business aspects. If writing is your livelihood than it is your business. I thought this blogger made some interesting points. Steven Trustrum SELF PUBLISHING MARKET: WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN DOING WRONG
Cynthia Lindeman 101 Writing Sources That Will Take you From Stuck To Unstoppable
Cynthia Lindeman Let’s Get This Straight Right Now—Write For Joy
MORE ARTICLES FOR WRITERS
This is a Writer’s Digest Tutorial Engaging Your Readers Through Emotion and Description that I am interested in taking.