Fire At Warp 10 (December 7)

We search the web for the best writing-related blog posts and articles every day and post them on the GWP Facebook page – but these are the links we didn’t have time to share. Have a link to share (the Web is a big place)? Leave it in the comments.

“In science there is a dictum: don’t add an experiment to an experiment. Don’t make things unnecessarily complicated. In writing fiction, the more fantastic the tale, the plainer the prose should be. Don’t ask your readers to admire your words when you want them to believe your story.”

Ben Bova


Writing Links

James Scott Bell guest blogs on Writing What You Fear. Great post, and the discussion was fabulous – be sure to read the comments.

Lisa shared this on the GWP Facebook page, but it was too good not to include here too. 56 of the best/worst similies you’ve ever read. We dare you not to laugh.

Dare to fail. Dare to live. A great inspirational post from Kait Nolan. Not all risk is bad.

Agent Rachelle Gardiner had a great post this week about how to choose an agent, especially if you’re writing in multiple genres.

Research: Am I done yet? Great post from Michelle Ule at the Books & Such literary agency. How do you know when you’re done researching your novel?

Why Publishers Are Relevant – A leaked document from Hachette explains the changing role of publishers in the emerging trend toward self-publishing.

Want to know more about Marcy or Lisa? Check out our individual blogs.

Lisa Hall-Wilson blogs Through The Fire

Not everyone loves Christmas, in fact, for many it’s a time of reopened wounds and painful memories. Why I Hate Christmas

Truth is stranger than fiction – What if mermaids were real? Folklore is often based on true fact – could mermaids have really existed?

Ceiling Mirrors and Faux Fur – not all honeymoon suites are equal – a humorous tale of what can go wrong on a day you hope is only perfect

Marcy Kennedy blogs about Life at Warp 10

What Are You Willing to Do For Love? – Marcy and her husband battled distance, a long immigration process, and other slightly comical obstacles to be together. Have you done something crazy for love?

An Exorcism? Or Something Else? – This video shows the power of a story. Can you guess what this commercial is for before you reach the end?

Who’s Your Unicorn? – Who brings out the best in you even if they’re no longer around? Unicorns remind us of the person we want to be.

Marcy and Lisa

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