The Monday Five: Writing Life (November 18)

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Interview with Patricia Fry at Dallas Woodburn’s Writing Life

Author Interview: Jim Barrett at Tipsy Lit

You Have to Create the Next Thing: A Writers Write Interview with Mark Meier at AndiLit

Author Interview: Vivien Jones at IndieBookWeek

Author Interview! Red Author Alison Cherry Talks About Her Writing Career Path at Pub(lishing) Crawl

The Monday Five: Writing Life – Goals (November 11)

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Goal-Setting and Consistency Are Key to Writing Success
from Kristen Stieffel at The New Authors Fellowship

Goals Will Make You Fail
from Kevyn at Kill/Adjectives

Comprehensive Guide to Setting Freelance Writing Goals
from John Soares at Productive Writers

Nine Ways We Lose Control of Our Writing
from Cathy at Catherine Ensley’s Words, World and Wings

NaNoWriMo–Kevin’s Elevens Productivity Tips 5 & 6
from Kevin J. Anderson at Kevin J. Anderson’s Blog


Our Goals (and Yours!) for AcWriMo and NaNoWriMo

The Monday Five: Writing Life – NaNoWriMo Tips & Resources (November 4)

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How to Participate in NaNoWriMo
from various contributors at wikiHow

Nanowrimo Tips and Resources
from M.A. Chiappetta at The Chipper Muse

NaNoWriMo Tips & Resources
from Justin McLachlan at Justin McLachlan

25 Things You Should Know About NaNoWriMo
from Chuck Wendig at terribleminds

Writing on the Ether: The Haunting of NaNoWriMo
from Jane Friedman at Jane Friedman: Writing, Reading, and Publishing in the Digital Age

Bonus Stuff:

The best fake #NaNoWriMo opening lines

17 Struggles Of Getting Ready For NaNoWriMo

You Can Do It! NaNoWriMo Success Stories

14 Published Novels Written During NaNoWriMo

It’s NaNoWriMo! Top 10 Legal Tips for Writers

The Monday Five: Writing Life – Habits (September 30)


Write Every Day
from Jim Denney at Fay Moore

The Seven Habits of Great Writers
from Joel Goldman at Joel’s Blog

8 Essential Habits for Effective Writing
from Debra Johnson at Jeffbullas’s Blog

Top 10 Productivity Pitfalls for Writers to Avoid
from Sage Cohen at Writer’s Digest

3 Weird Writing Habits That Worked – And May Work For You
from Diane O’Connell at Write to Sell Your Book

Writing Challenge:
The Write Habit: 101 Days to a New Routine

The Monday Five: Writing Life – The Author Bio (September 9)

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Ten Tips for Writing an Author Bio
from The Fiction Desk

How to See Yourself Through An Acquisitions Editor’s Eyes
from Nina Amir at Write Nonfiction NOW!

No One Cares About Your Life Story: 9 Tips for a Better Author Bio
from Cameron Pierce at LitReactor

Does This Bio Make My Ass Look Fat?
from Michael Alexander Chaney at michaelalexanderchaney

Good Luck Changing That Author Bio
from Val Kovalin at BellaOnline