Thursday, January 10, 2013
Thursday's This and That
Jean Fischer offers an encouraging way to start the year with this post, 5 Authors, 5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Writing in 2013. Good stuff. Thanks, Jean!
Showing versus telling in fiction - easier said than done, right? Show, Don't Tell - But How? by C. S. Lakin helps writers navigate these tricky waters with tips on taking scenes from flat to fabulous.
The Lovely Christian Romance Writing Contest has announced this year's novella theme - Christmas on the Frontier. First prize is $300, click here for details.
Consider this statement by Kristen Lamb, "When we modify everything, we modify nothing." If you are struggling over details and/or trimming words, this post on Kristen's blog, How Much Detail Should Writers Use could offer valuable insight.
Which is better, a letter of introduction or a query? Linda Formichelli shares her thoughts on approaching editors in Can the Query/Letter of Introduction Hybrid Help You Break Into More Magazines?
What have you been writing so far in 2013? Have any exciting weekend plans?
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