The Tuesday Five: Writing Process (November 5)

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How to get started writing a novel
from Nathan Bransford at Nathan Bransford, Author

10 Steps to Finding Your Writing Voice
from Jeff Goins at Goins, Writer: On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

5 Tips For Writing Better Characters Into Your Screenplay
from Noam Kroll at Noam Kroll: filmmaking, cinematography, & post-production

2 Essential Elements of a Scene
from Ron Estrada at Writer…Interrupted (with Gina Conroy)

Five Critical Components of Any Successful Novel’s Plot
from Victoria Grefer at Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Bonus Resources:

Types of Scenes

Articles on Plot / Articles on Characters

How to Write a Fight Scene

NaNoWriMo Plot and Writing Schedule & Resources for 11/13

International Plot Writing Month

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 Tuesday Five: Writing Process (October 1)

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The Evolution of a Scene: From Outline to First Draft, from K.M. Weiland
3 Ways to Write Stupendous Supporting Charactersfrom S. Alex Martin
at Helping Writers Become Authors

Thickening The Plot
from Lee Laughlin at Live to Write – Write to Live

Stitching Scenes Together: The “Frankenstein” Writing Method
from J.C. Wolfe at The Wolfe’s Den

Reverse Outlining as a Writing Tool
from Bea Wellman at Bubblews

Plot Structure In Novels
from Kate Forsyth at Writing Teen Novels

Also:

Resource: Free Writing & Self-Publishing Tools from Duolit

Cool Stuff: Color Script from Scott Pellico on deviantART

The Tuesday Five: Writing Process (June 25)

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Does Your Hero Have a Hidden Dark Side?
from Lauren Sapala at Lauren Sapala

Your Character Did WHAT?
from Fiona Harper at The Pink Heart Society

Writing Addicted Characters
from Lisa Daniels at Jennifer Lane

Write Scenes a Beat at a Time
from Carol Despeaux at onewildword

Writing Extra Scenes
from Jag Swiftstorm at From a Jagged Inkwell

Writing Exercise:

Writing Tension into a Scene from Vikk Simmons at Down the Writer’s Path

General Resource:

Writing Excuses

Opinions on Writing Advice:

50 Rantypants Snidbits of Random Writing & Storytelling Advice from Chuck Wendig at terribleminds

My Writing Advice? Take Less Advice from Blythe Woolston at Blythe Woolston

10 Things Aspiring Novelists Should Know from Amanda Patterson at Writers Write AND…
“10 Things Aspiring Novelists Should Know”…maybe. from Alma Alexander at AlmaNews

The Tuesday Five: Writing Process (June 18)

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How Do I Write a Great Character?
from Lucy V Hay at Bang2Write

Writing Tip: Know Your Character Truths
from Ava Jae at Writability

Checklist When Writing Scenes (Part 1)
from Kaite O’Reilly at Kaite O’Reilly

The Fine Art of Writing Fast-Paced Action Scenes
from Rayne Hall at Venture Galleries

On Plot Resolution and Closure: When is Your Novel Supposed to End?
from Victoria Grefer at Creative Writing with the Crimson League

The Tuesday Double Five: Writing Process (June 11)

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The First 400 Word Rule for Writing Stonking Novel Openers
from Kat at Beginner Novel Writer’s Tips

Emotional Elements of a Plot
from J Gideon Sarantinos at Gideon’s Screenwriting Tips

Creating Great Novel Characters
from Helene Young at Writing Novels in Australia

Character Arcs
from Libby Fischer Hellmann at Libby Fischer Hellmann

What Role Playing Games Taught Me About Writing Bad Characters
from Leslie at Leslie J. Anderson

If You Don’t Respect Characters You Need Your Readers to Root For, Something’s Wrong
from Victoria Grefer at Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Creating Playlists for Characters: Using Music as Inspiration for Creative Writing
from Kimberly Erskine at Official Blog of Kimberly

Make a Scene – Elements of a Good Scene
How to Write Successful Scenes
from Amanda Patterson at Writers Write

Writing Out a Great Scene
from David Farland at David Farland

Fiction Writer’s Character Chart
from Rebecca Sinclair at Eclectics dot com

The Tuesday Five: Writing Process (April 30)

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Setting Up Your Story – Your 3 Point Terrain
from Pepper Basham at The Writers Alley

What NOT to Do When Beginning Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents
from Chuck Sambuchino at Writer Unboxed

What Are Story Arcs in Fiction Writing?
from Freelance Writing

Editing Your Fiction: What Are Your Writing “Tics”?
from Victoria Grefer at Creative Writing with the Crimson League

The Top 7 Reasons Why I Stop Reading a Novel
from Jody Hedlund at Jody Hedlund: Author & Speaker

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