There is so much good writing information out there on the wild wild web! We thought we’d share some good blog posts we’ve found in the past few weeks:
Be a More Productive Writer While Also Achieving Balance
A guest post on Jane Friedman’s blog by Jordan Rosenfeld (@JordanRosenfeld) that’s an excerpt from A Writer’s Guide to Productivity, published by Writer’s Digest.
It’s easy to believe that a large quantity of writing is a sign of productivity, and thus, if you are not writing reams yourself, you aren’t being productive. But more writing does not necessarily equal better-quality writing, nor does faster writing lead to faster achievement of your goals. Read more.
How to Craft Characters Scene by Scene
A guest post on The Writer’s Dig, a Writer’s Digest blog, by author David Corbett.
Ultimately I discovered the truth to what many writers had told me (but I hadn’t quite believed)–that once the writing started, the characters took on “lives of their own,” taking me in directions I hadn’t anticipated. Now that’s all well and good as long as the characters take you somewhere interesting. But even interesting characters can’t rescue a meandering narrative…Read more
The #HealthyWriter Challenge
A guest post on Writers in the Storm by author Maggie Marr.
Our job as a writer can kill. Every study indicates that a sedentary lifestyle is a deadly lifestyle. A recent study found that to be healthy, as we age, we should exercise aerobically for 45 minutes 6 days a week. With my career as writer and attorney, it wasn’t uncommon for me to sit at my computer for 8 hours with only the occasional bathroom break as exercise. Read More
Posted on: May 6, 2015