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Sticky: Skip's Show and Tell
« on: October 08, 2012, 05:05:19 PM »
Skip's Show and Tell

This will be a continuation of, ‘What’s on your Link-List’.
http://www.mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=33128.0

This thread will be a repository of links that are useful to writers.
What we'll try to do is scan the forum for all those threads with useful links to information, we'll copy the link here, minus all the conversations those threads garnered.

Renamed after our beloved Skip. Gone but never forgotten xx
A lovely idea given to us by Wolfe. He would have been made up by not only this suggestion but who it came for.  Lots of yeeeehawing down the Mod halls.

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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ Wolfe's Tips from the Hip
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2012, 05:44:19 PM »
Wolfe's Tips from the Hips

Tip from the Hip #1   Make your villains . . .
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=32633.0

Tip from the Hip #2   Add humor.
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=32673.0

Tip from the Hip #3   Use the right dialogue tags.
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=32700.0

Tip from the Hip #4   Self-Doubt
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=35193.0

Tip from the Hip #5   Backups and Hardcopy
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=35836.0

Tip from the Hip #6   Disguise Backstory into Dialogue
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=37207.0

Tip from the Hip #7   Shades of Gray
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=37191.0

Tip from the Hip #8   The E-Mail Query Letter
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=37241.0

Tip from the Hip #9   Perfectly-Clipped Conversations
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=38106.0

Tip from the Hip #10   You are overly sensitive
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=38204.0

Tip from the Hip #11   Page, Paragraph, and Sentence Widows
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?/topic=39824.0

Tip from the Hip #12   Use Another Character to Describe Your Protagonist
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=42741.0

Tip from the Hip #13  Read it Aloud
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=45324.0

Tip from the Hip #14   Look Like A Professional
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=47873.0

Tip from the Hip #15  You Can't Please Everyone
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=50208.0

Tip from the Hip #16   Don't React Defensively. Act Professionally.
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=50241.0

Tips from the Hip #17  The Unspoken Rule
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=53308.msg0;topicseen#new

Tips from the Hip #18  Where to Put the Page Number on your Manuscript
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=53319.0

Tips from the Hip #19   Filter Words
http://mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=54547.msg0;topicseen#new

Tips from the Hip #20   Respond
http://mywriterscircle.comindex.php?topic=56472.msg1054447#msg1054447

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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ Novel Beginningers' Faults and Blunders
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2012, 05:48:03 PM »
Beginners' Four Faults

http://www.caroclarke.com/fourfaults.html


Five novel opening blunders.

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/five-novel-opening-blunders-writing-tips/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Creativity is Paradoxical
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2012, 05:50:16 PM »
Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. -

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/4pLe5C/:Y7oidsbM:XjBeEL25/www.creativitypost.com/create/twelve_things_you_were_not_taught_in_school_about_creative_thinking/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Scene Building
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2012, 05:51:34 PM »
Scene Building
http://www.mywriterscircle.com/index.php?topic=39323.0
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Nine Mistakes with Dialogue
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 05:52:37 PM »
Nine Mistakes with Dialogue

http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2012/10/04/dialogue-mistakes/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Eight Ways to Wreck your Writing
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2012, 05:53:36 PM »
Killing your story - eight ways to wreck your writing

http://www.caroclarke.com/killingstory.html
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Explains The Shape of Stories
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2012, 05:57:15 PM »
Kurt Vonnegut Explains The Shapes Of Stories

http://www.fuelyourwriting.com/kurt-vonnegut-explains-the-shapes-of-stories/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Rules of the Story + SF and Fantasy Writing
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2012, 05:59:10 PM »
Rules of the Story

http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/rules-of-story.aspx


Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

http://www.writesf.com/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Rules and How Tos from various Authors
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2012, 06:07:42 PM »
'10 Rules for Writing' by various authors

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/feb/20/ten-rules-for-writing-fiction-part-one


How to become an author in 5 difficult steps
http://www.cracked.com/blog/how-to-become-author-in-5-incredibly-difficult-steps/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Free Editing Software
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2012, 06:17:32 PM »
Free Editing Software

http://prowritingaid.com/Index.aspx
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Free Software to Flag up Adverbs
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2012, 06:18:55 PM »
Free Software to Flag up Adverbs

http://www.ftrain.com/ThePassivator.html
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Editors' list of stories they see too often
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2012, 06:23:04 PM »
Editors' list of stories they see too often

http://www.strangehorizons.com/guidelines/fiction-common.shtml



Five novel opening blunders

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/five-novel-opening-blunders-writing-tips/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Query Rejections
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 03:34:17 PM »
Query Rejections


http://theblabbermouthblog.com/2012/10/01/1324/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - POV Techniques
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2012, 11:46:44 AM »
POV Techniques

http://www.inspirationforwriters.com/techniques/pov.html
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