Best Writing Advice (According to Writers) - Plus Winner of Contest

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My thanks to all of you who
took time to comment for my
blog anniversary contest
, and offer links to the most helpful
writing advice you've found online.

As a handy
reference, I thought I'd share links to all of the sites and articles
mentioned:

Where

the Rubber Meets the Road by agent Rachelle Gardner

How

to Work Less by Renegade Writer Linda Formichelli

A
Wailing Wall, A Laboratory, A Junk Drawer
by Joy Castro

Editing

Your Novel by Jo Lamb-White

The

Single Most Powerful Writing Tool You'll Ever See That Fits on One Page
by Larry Brooks

Liz's
Encouragement for Aspiring Writers
by Liz Curtis Higgs

How

to Make Your Novel a Page Turner by Elizabeth Sims (at Writer's
Digest)

Script Frenzy
(overview of resources)

Agent
Nathan Bransford's FAQs

Truth

Is a Consequence by Lilith Saint Crow

TED

Talk: Elizabeth Gilbert on Nurturing Creativity

What

Skills Does a Writer Need to Develop? by agent Chip MacGregor

Story

Structure Series #1: The Four Parts of a Story by Larry Brooks

Dialogue!

More like DIRE-logue!!! by Victor Finch

How
Do You Use Sensory Details?

You

Can't Make Something a Phenomenon by agent Nathan Bransford

Making

the Time to Write by Yasmine Galenorn

Story

Vs. Plot, Ghost Vs. Bones: Discuss by Chuck Wendig

Screenplay
Structure
by Michael Hauge

Bob Mayer's Who
Dares Wins Writing Tips

Now, for the moment
you've been waiting for.

The randomly selected winner from all
comments is Rick Carroll.

Congratulations,

Rick! I'll be dropping you a note soon about your VIP

prize, as well as a free registration to the next Writer's Digest Editors'
Intensive
.

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credit: hellojenuine

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