Hi everybody, hope you’re all having a good weekend. As well as getting some blogging and editing done I need to get some Christmas cards written today. How are you doing with your Christmas prep?
Today it’s time to recommend some fun and useful links, blogs and resources that I’ve stumbled upon during the week.
- Check out this great article by Kara Lennox about using coincidences in your novel. There are so many useful articles and resources on Writers in the Storm.
- There’s some great advice from Elana Johnson (author of the Possession series) about writing what you love here.
- Write a short story about someone who embarks on a harrowing adventure and you could win a copy of Rootless by Chris Howard and have your story featured on the Figment homepage. Enter here.
- Check out ‘Successfully Pitching to an Agent or Editor: The Cretin’s Guide‘ for a good laugh.
- Kasie West shares her drafting tips here.
- Read the inspiring conclusion to Morgan Shamy’s writing journey.
- To celebrate the holidays, SimonTeen are having a giveaway every day of December. Enter here!
- Omnific Publishing is celebrating the Season of Giving by giving away THREE KINDLESloaded with hot, sweet, rule-breaking romance. Click here to enter.
- Check out the Christmas Wishes Blog Hop for a chance to win the grand prize of a Nook Glow and a Kindle Touch 3G and a $90 giftcard for either Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
- The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal launches today! It features vignettes compiled by Jessica Bell and Dawn Ius and would make a wonderful stocking filler. Grab a copy now!
- Craft Schmaft is an awesome crafting blog with tutorials and patterns for sock toys, plush mobiles, knitting and more.
- This week I’m stalking sakimichan on deviantArt. I love her gorgeous digital paintings, especially ‘Ariel Found Headphones‘.
- Consider starting the Zombie Survival Can Diet. The end is nigh!
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