The new normal at GWP is to still post great writing tips on Mondays, and on Thursdays share a collection of our favorite writing posts from through the last week. Have a link to share – leave it in the comments.
“Detail makes the difference between boring and terrific writing. It’s the difference between a pencil sketch and a lush oil painting. As a writer, words are your paint. Use all the colors.” – Rhys Alexander
Lisa Hall-Wilson blogs at Through the Fire
Got The Scar To Prove It – Everyone has scars – some you brag about, some you hide.
Waving Your Freak Flag – Are you misunderstood? Is there something about you that people just don’t get? Wave your freak flag proudly.
Marcy Kennedy blogs at Life At Warp 10
Behind the Scenes: Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans – For Harry Potter fans or those just wanting to find out if Marcy is willing to eat vomit, booger, and rotten egg-flavored jelly beans. (Results post here, but you’ll want to read the original first.)
Roni Loren shares the one secret that took the fear out of writing query letters.
Follow The Market or Follow Your Heart from literary agent Rachelle Gardner.
How to hook a reader on every page from Kristin Lamb.
Publishers Desperately Trying To Protect Print Sales, And Failing – a great look at the changing industry by David Gaughran
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