Tag: Resources

6 of My Favorite Blogs

6 of My Favorite Blogs

I follow a lot of writing blogs. A lot. A few of them I end up following and then either forgetting about or just not liking, but there are quite a few that I follow rather religiously. I will snap up just about anything they write, because I’ve grown to trust them and trust the quality of their writing. And these are the blogs I’ll be sharing today. (My original list was thirteen, but then I decided to narrow it down to just those that I follow closest.) They’re in no particular order. Continue reading “6 of My Favorite Blogs”

Character Development Resource Round-Up

Character Development Resource Round-Up

Hey writers. I come today bearing a gift: A collection of resources to help out with character development. I’ve sorted it into categories so that you can easily find what you’re looking for (or just easily sort out what’s what), and I’ve collected here many of the posts I’ve found over the years and saved to my Pinterest boards (you can find my account here if you’d like to see some of the other articles I’ve saved on other aspects of writing, or if you’d like to see my storyboards/character boards/etc., and here are my Writing Tips: Characters and Characters: Creation boards if you’d like even more tips on character development). Continue reading “Character Development Resource Round-Up”

NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up

NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up

With NaNoWriMo beginning tomorrow, I thought I’d post a collection of helpful articles pertaining to the survival of this insane quest we’re undertaking.

 

Word Hunter’s NaNoWriMo checklist.

How To Win NaNoWriMo with a Publishing-Worthy Novel by Tomi Adeyemi. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up”

Writing Resource Roundup

Writing Resource Roundup

So I’m going to do something a little bit new and put together a roundup of online writing resources that I’ve found helpful, and hopefully you will too. All of the following are free unless marked.

Brandon Sanderson’s lectures at Brigham Young University. I’ve linked the first of twelve YouTube videos. I’ve only watched the first three so far, but they were very good. He talks about the main aspects of writing – characters, setting, and plot – and what he calls “the box,” which I haven’t gotten to yet. Continue reading “Writing Resource Roundup”