The tag cloud is neat, but I thought a page would be more user friendly. I consolidated the posts that cater most to writers here. Click on the pictures to read the posts.
Is “Said” Really Dead?
Growing a Thicker Skin: Separating Self from Product
Are There Really 115 Synonyms for Walk?
Should Writers Cater to Readers?
9 Tips for Writing Better Short Stories
The Perk of Predictability in Stories
Diversity in Fiction: Three Keys to Navigating the Minefield
Should Writers Expect Friends and Family to Read Their Work?
Should You Write Fiction About Your Profession?
Top 5 Lessons from Bad Writer
What’s the Key to an Engaging Story?
Is Writer’s Block A Real Thing?
Where Writers Get Stuck: Marketing
Where Writers Get Stuck: Querying and Publishing
Where Writers Get Stuck: Editing and Revising
Where Writers Get Stuck: Drafting
Where Writers Get Stuck: Planning
Do Women Authors Benefit From Using Initials?
When Setting Becomes Character
Are Writers Allowed To Express Political Opinions?
The Problem With Try
What’s More Important: Content or Style?
Five Things Authors Wish Readers Knew
Blogging from A-Z: All 26 writing posts linked here
How Much Should We Worry About Word Count?
On Themes and Memes: There’s a Reason They Rhyme
Writing A Book? Avoid These Two Pitfalls
What Makes YOU Stop Reading A Book?
Characterization Lives In The Little “Somethings”
Where Are You On The Writing Growth Curve?
Three Ways Writing A Plot Twist Is Like Telling A Joke
Three Important Steps To The Writing Process
Three Writing Rules That Are Kinda Dumb
Four Questions To Ask Before You Hit “Publish”
You’re Making A Scene: Writing The Building Blocks Of A Page Turner
Seven Ways To Add Conflict To Your Story (And How The Walking Dead Uses All Seven)
Three writing cheats to avoid (maybe)
What role does empathy play in writing?
What feedback should you apply to your story?
Writing Pain in Fiction
Is it possible to make any subject interesting?
Getting the smooch on: Writing a kissing scene
The Next Layer Of Dialogue: Body Language
Four Steps Away From The Cliff
Is There Room In Publishing For Original Stories?
How Do You Maintain The Writerly Temple?
Are You Filtering Your Writing?
To Every Problem There Is A Solution – Or Is There?
Four Things No One Tells You Will Happen When You Publish A Book
Story, You Need A Problem
How Important Is Setting To A Story?
3 Easy Cuts To Make When You Start Editing
What Is The Favored POV Among Best Sellers?
What Can “The Walking Dead” Teach Us About Conflict?
3 Steps To Writing An Effective Plot Twist – Redirects to guest post on danalatorre.com
Does Your Story Need More Tension? Add A Dash Of Dramatic Irony
We Need To Go Deeper – Into POV, That Is
To Keep Reader Interest, Zoom In
Does The Sidekick Make The Hero?
Four Things To Do With Negative Reviews (And One Thing Not To Do)
Why I Write “Those” Characters
Beat The Tags Out Of Your Story
How Do You Find Good Critique Partners?
Where Do You Get That Killer Idea?
If You Must Blurb, Do It Effectively
Misunderstanding The Muse
He Wouldn’t Do THAT! Ok, So How Would Your Character React?
Editing A Book Is Like Refinishing A Deck
The Beauty Of Contrast
You Want To Write What? Including The Taboo In Your Stories
Writing Relatable Characters
Make Your Readers Cry: Writing Emotional Scenes
Book Reviews: How Important Are They?
In Search Of The Elusive Hook
The Art of Description: How Much Do You Need?
Avoiding Repetitive Redundancy In Your Writing
Get Out Of The Incessant Editing Loop
Show And Tell Matters More To A Writer
Ramping Up The Tension, One Block At A Time
In My Opinion, Someone Always Slices A Better Cheddar
My Novel Has Love Handles: Dealing With The Mushy Middle
Four Reasons Readers Skim A Story
Be Novel For Your Novel
Defying Expectations: The Key To Engagement?
POV: How Your Readers Experience Your Story World – So Yeah, It Matters
There Are More Things To Say About Dialogue
Say What? Some Words About Dialogue, That’s What
Slow Or With A Bang: What’s The Best Way To Start A Novel?
To Plan Or To Pants? How Should You Get Your Book Written?
Do You Stereotype Your Characters?
How Much Do You Think A Book Is Worth?
How Thick Is Your Skin?
Do You Remember Why You Started?
What Makes A Character Interesting?
What Do All The Best Stories Have In Common?
Female Characters: Can I Have More Than One?
Literary vs. Genre Fiction: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
The Case For Literary Critique Groups
The Best Bad Guys
Think You Understand Irony? How Ironic.
This Is The Correct Way To Write A Novel
The Cliche and I: A Lesson Learned
So You Call Yourself A Writer?
Fiction Writing Makes One Slightly Insane
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