WRITING ARTICLES LIST Tips & Resources

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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.  

 

What is a SCENE?     3 Smart Tips For Structuring A Powerful Scene by K.M. Weiland

More from K.M. Weiland How to Structure Scenes in Your Story (Complete Series)

For Inspiration and a little hard truth in our writing from these bloggers.

Don’t Write, Bleed by Karen Woodward

Why Writing Fiction is Hard by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

The Hidden Price of Increased Productivity Every Writer Needs to Know By Cheryl Reif

 

Writing “Personal” Description through Your POV Character at Live Write Thrive

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.

9 Ways to Turn your Pen into a Money-Making Weapon by Alice Calch on Live Write Thrive

How to Write an In-Depth Post in Less Than Two Hours Written by Neil Patel |

From Boost Blog Traffic: Why You’re Wasting Your Welcome Email (and What to Do About It) Aman Thakur

Writer’s Helping Writer’s

From IWSG blog EPub Formatting and Beyond by L. Diane Wolfe

The Transformative Effect of a Well-Built Brand Statement by PAMELA WILSON  Copyblogger

Story Heart Blueprint by David Villalva
5 Tips How To Shake Haters on Positive Writer
A Complete Guide To Publishing Your Own Book Free

 

Boost Blog Traffic 17 Trigger Words That Work Like Cheat Codes for Getting Your Content Read from Dvora Goldstein on BOOST Blog Traffic Blog


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)

 

Check out Kindle Scout for Writer’s and Readers

4 Effortless Ways To Make Your Content SEO Friendly by Anita Lovett.

Research & its Value for all Authors from Chris McMullen

20 Tips For Winning Writing Contests From Daily Writing Tips

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 main site, blog, fiction and writing courses 

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

POSITIVE WRITER ARTICLES, TIPS ABOUT WRITING– Bryan Hutchinson

DON’T LET “PLAY -IT-SAFERS” TALK YOU OUT YOUR WRITING POTENTIAL — Jonathan Gunson

This is a Writer’s Digest Tutorial Engaging Your Readers Through Emotion and Description that I am interested in taking.

 

 

 

 

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