If you start with the basics of how to write, and add in the tricks to writing fiction, you’ll soon learn how to write a novel!
See on www.how-to-write-a-novel.net
This was a great post on using humor to boost your readership. We live in such a serious world, that it makes sense to provide a little chuckle now and again to bring the sunshine in. Try it, and see if your readers don’t agree.
See on allthingswriting.blogspot.fr
Try to write a novel in 140 characters! It really makes you pare it down! Penelope
We challenged well-known writers – from Ian Rankin and Helen Fielding to Jeffrey Archer and Jilly Cooper – to come up with a story of up to 140 characters.
See on www.guardian.co.uk
10 Tips for Writing Better Dialogue: I’m sure we could all use a refresher on this one! To quote or not to quote….Watching a good movie or television show is usually a great place to get a “feel” for writing dialogue. Examples of fast-paced, intelligent dialogue that will get people turning the pages: The Newsroom, Gilmore Girls, The Wire.
See on writerunboxed.com
These days, we hear a lot about the fact that content marketers need to be storytellers. Here are tips on how to create powerful content marketing stories.
Here’s the link to the back story video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFlbGwAW7rw&feature=relmfu
Your stories are more than entertainment — they are your authentic voice. You share them to build loyalty, trust, engage with customers, and grow your business.
The author’s tips are solid — but nothing really new. So go watch the video again for a refresher example on effective brand storytelling and the other video as a back-story example!
San Francisco ChronicleAPNewsBreak: Johnny Depp starting publishing imprint, releasing Bob Dylan Washington Post NEW YORK — How cool is this: Johnny Depp is going to help run a publishing imprint. Maybe your next work of art could be published by Captain Jack Sparrow!
See on www.washingtonpost.com