The weekly roundup – Part 1: On Writing and Editing

This week, aticles, blogs and a bit of humour for beginning writers, for writers working on their manuscripts, and for those who are ready to work with an editor or seek out an agent.

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Advice for Writers and on being a Writer
From Rachel Small – Freelancing to Freedom: Evolution
From C. Hope Clark: In the Beginning …
From wordserve water cooler: Open Your Eyes, the Blinding Truth About Writing by Gillian Marchenko
From Writer’s Digest: 7 Reasons Writing a Book Makes You a Badass by Brian A. Klems
From The BookBaby Blog: 6 Essential Tips For Your Own Stay-At-Home Writing Retreat by Beth Barany
From Michael Hyatt: Are You Doing It Because You Love It Or for The Reward That Follows?

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On Writing
From Writer’s Digest: 4 Things Star Trek Can Teach Us About Writing by Thomas Smith
From wordserve water cooler: Jumping in the Deep End With Your Characters by Jan Drexler
From Writer Unboxed: What Not to Think About When You’re Writing by Jeanne Kisacky
From Michael Hyatt: 7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing Overnight
From The Passive Voice: Authors on the Importance of Writing the Final Chapter First
From Jeff Bullas: The Power of Simple Writing
From Write well. Change the world.: 10 Online Resources for Writers Who Want to Write Well

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On Working with Editors and Agents
From Scribd.: Over 300 Ways to Say Said (Most times a simple said will suffice, but when you really feel the need to say more …)
From HuffPost Books: 11 Things I Can Tell You Are Wrong About Your Manuscript Without Reading It by Ken Achity
From Rachelle Gardner: Creatively Pitching Your Project
From Books & Such: 2 things an agent isn’t by Janet Kobobel Grant

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