On Writing, Part 2 – following through


Support while you write …
From The Write Life: The Write Life Presents: The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2014 by Carrie Smith

Why we write the way we do …
From terribleminds: Writing Advice From My Dream Brain and This Crazy-Making Business Called “Writing” by J.C. Hutchins
From Lisette’s Writers’ Chatau: FIVE WAYS TO STAY SANE AS A WRITER


How to anticipate and fix problems before they become unwieldy …
From Slate: Space Invaders: Why you should never, ever use two spaces after a period. by Farhad Manjoo
From Authors Helping Writers: Most Common Writing Mistakes: Stories That Begin Too Early by K.M. Weiland
From io9: Why is it so hard to write a decent ending? by Charlie Jane Anders
From Writers Write: Is your character stressed? and Persuasive Writing – Emotional vs Intellectual Words and All About Nouns
From Vulture: The 5 Best Punctuation Marks in Literature by Kathryn Schulz
From Nathan Bransford: How did you choose your novel’s perspective?
From Books & Such: What about a Secondary Character’s Point of View? by Mary Keeley


Finishing that shitty first draft …
From Rachel Gardner: Nobody Writes Good First Drafts
From This Itch of Writing: How do you decide when to share your draft?
From terribleminds: It Takes The Time It Takes

And some genre-specific advice …
From Writers Write: Five Fabulous Tips for First Time Crime Writers
From Nail Your Novel: 3 tips for writing watertight fantasy, science fiction and time travel stories

Be sure to read my other blog posts that compile helpful articles on this subject, On Writing, Part 1 – getting started and On Writing, Part 3 – getting help …

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  1. Thanks so much for linking to my post! I’m glad you enjoyed it.

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