Writing Links of Interest
Blogs of Interest:
This is the author I mentioned in class today. Her three questions and the explanation of how they work for her can be found in her archives. But because I love you all so much here's a shortcut: http://pbackwriter.blogspot.com/2005/01/novel-i-imagine.html
This is an author who is struggling to make this writing business work and isn't afraid to say so! If you want to check out her work, I recommend Talyn. I think it's her best work by far. It was released last year (I think) in hardcover. She's also the author who started Forward Motion.
I've also mentioned Tam in class. She's new to the business but I can see her staying in the business for a long time as long as her depression doesn't overtake her. She's incredibly talented.
If you're at all interested in romance writing, this site has several published authors contribute to the blog.
She's on the NY Best Seller list every now and again. She doesn't update daily but often enough to make it worthwhile to keep an eye on her site.
This is an agent's blog. Interesting to see things from their POV every now and again.
Anna Louise is an editor for TOR books--a huge name in the publishing industry when it comes to fantasy novels.
Websites of Interest:
This is a great site to visit if you're interested in meeting other writers with the same interests you share. If you write poetry, there's poets. If you write novels, there's novelists of every kind. There's also a chatroom that seems to be busy almost always.
If you're interested in writing science fiction or fantasy and want to create a believeable world, these questions will help you make it happen.
This is an ezine dedicated to the craft of writing. Published and aspiring authors contribute.
The Writer's Medical and Forensics Lab. Author D. P. Lyle, MD. He answers different hypothetical questions he receives from authors on this website.
If you scroll down, there is a list of character creation questions.
Another character creation resource.