Friday, September 23, 2016

Seven Writing Links -- Volume 141

Sigh....  Another week come and gone.  

Progress on my current chapter has been slow.  I already know what happens during the scene, but deciding when everything happens is causing me all sorts of problems.  I know I'll eventually get it all sorted out, but right now it's darned frustrating.

What I need is a large block of uninterrupted time to untangle this mess, and this weekend may be just the ticket. Wish me luck.

Have a great weekend and enjoy the links!

ChemistKen


HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR ROMANCE NOVEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Indie Choices: To Pen Name or Not to Pen Name

Perks and Pitfalls of Twitter Pitches

Creating a Three Dimensional Character

What Makes Fantasy Epic?

Book Readers Live Longer

The Secret to Writing Dynamic Characters: It’s Always Their Fault

10 comments:

  1. Lock the door and don't let anyone in until the mess is untangled.

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  2. Hope you get it all figured out. The when had me stalled out on one of my chapters. I sat and fiddled, copied and pasted, moved chunks around, scrapped paragraphs, and finally decided to forego the confrontation between two characters all together. I hope you have better luck than me!

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  3. I had a scene once that was impossible. I knew what needed to happen and I'd turned it every which way, and then I sort of had a realization that I was going for the wrong emotion. Once I had that figured out, it came much more easily. Sometimes it's not the mechanics, it's the perspective, or some other underlying issue.

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  4. I liked the "Book Readers Live Longer" post. Not sure if the science is there 100%, but I'll take any excuse to justify more reading time in my day.

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  5. Take a step back. When you're not thinking of it so much, the solution for when the things need to happen will come to you.

    I checked out the first link for romance books. :)

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  6. Here's to a few sleepless nights while your get those plot points in order. Call me at 2am. I'm in a similar pickle.

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  7. Thanks for the links and Good! Luck! I hope you don't need it. :-)

    Anna from elements of emaginette

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  8. Good link on the difference between Fantasy and Epic fantasy. I think I finally got it.

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  9. Great links. I have a lot of reading ahead of me. Good luck with finding that uninterrupted writing time.

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  10. I completely understand. Do you know how many books I've rearranged plot wise? Whew! The last one alone...

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