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 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 23)

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Writing Advice: Things to Consider When Planning Your Protagonist’s Death
from Writer’s Relief at Huffington Post: Books

Teasing the Reader – Part 1
from AJ Humpage at All Write – Fiction Advice

Why You Must Trim the Fat in Your Novel, What It Means, and How to Do It
from Naomi Musch at a NOVEL Writing Site

Writing a Novel – Ins & Outs of Outlining
from Zack Keller at his site

Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits
from Maria Popova at Brain Pickings

Bonus Piece of Advice:
Jerry Seinfeld’s Productivity Secret
from Brad Isaac at Lifehacker

The Tuesday Five: Writing Process (April 16)

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How To Develop A Dynamite Writing Voice
from Sarah Hoyt at PJ Lifestyle
(While you’re there, check out her series: Writing A Novel In 13 Weeks)

Exploring the Edges: Writing Outside the Boundaries
from Natania Barron at her blog

Writing About Sex (Shh!) – Five Writing Tips
from Jordan Dane at Kill Zone

What To Do If You Struggle With Writing
from Chrys Fey at She Writes

Hand in Hand
from Shared Worlds

Tuesday Five: Writing Process (March 12)

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10 Resources to Help You Write a Great Short Story
from Suzannah Windsor Freeman at write it sideways

How to Write a Scene
from John August
(with corresponding infographic from Between the Covers: The Tattered Cover Book Blog)

A Very Original Way to Make Any Story Plausible
from John Yeoman at The Wicked Writing Blog of Writers’ Village

Rebecca Skloot: How I Write
from Noah Charney at The Daily Beast

Choosing a Time and Place to Set Your Historical Novel, by Anne Perry
from Steve Rossiter at Writing Historical Novels