Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

It’s that time of the week where we take a look at the best advice and articles the interwebz has to offer.
On Writing
Trimming the Fat from Your Manuscript — YA Highway (Veronica Roth)
In the Beginning: Which Type of Opening Works Best? — The Other Side of the Story (Janice Hardy)
Tips for Finding your Writing Voice — Mystery Writing is Murder (Guest Josephine Carr)
9 SIMPLE WAYS TO BE A BETTER WRITER — Writer’s Digest (CATHERINE COULTER)
Editing Your Own Work: 3 Tips For Editing — Writer’s Fun Zone (Guest Anselm Audley)
10 Truths About Awesome Dialogue — Write Your Screenplay (Jacob Krueger)
Ten Steps to Fill Plot Holes — The How to Write Shop (Kathy Steffen)
Voice — The Writer’s Forensics Blog (Guest Jodie Renner)
Is “Show, Don’t Tell” Overrated? — The Kill Zone (James Scott Bell)
Forget He Said, She Said – Three Easy Tricks for Better Dialogue — The Other Side of the Story (Guest Tiffany Reisz)
On Publishing & Agents
What Is the Future of Publishing? — Forbes (Nick Morgan)
On Social Media
12 Essential Social Media Cheat Sheets — Mashable (Ann Smarty)
6 Ways to Drive More Pinterest Engagement — Social Media Examiner (Mitt Ray)
Social Media: An Introvert’s Secret Weapon — Beach Reads with Bite (Jami Gold)
On Blogging
7 Key Things You Need for Your Blog — Live Hacked (Nick Thacker)
On Reading
The 10 best… closing lines of books — The Guardian (Robert McCrum)
15 of the Greatest Lists in Literature — Flavorwire (Emily Temple)
On Reading “Bad” Books — Writability (Ava Jae)
Other Useful Stuff Too
How Novelists Can Keep Track of Details — Books & Such (Rachelle Gardner)
Clear the Dread from the Dreaded Synopsis — The Editor’s Blog (Beth Hill)
The Seven Deadly Sins of Querying — Mommy Authors (Heidi Schulz)
Three Easy Plotting Ideas — The Writer’s Alley (Cindy R. Wilson)
Four Ways to Untangle Your Writing Life — WordServe Water Cooler (Karen Jordan)
That’s it for this week!

About Katie Doyle

Katie Doyle is an avid reader, writer of Young Adult fiction, a mom to two tornadoes that resemble a seven and four year old, and pet to a tuxedo cat named Oz. If she's not reading, writing, or getting Oz out of a tree, she's staring out the window daydreaming about monsters and magic.
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5 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

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  3. Thanks so much for the mention – it really means a lot!

    Hope you have a fabulous weekend! ;)

  4. Pingback: Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up: WriteOnCon Edition | Thirsty Thursday

  5. Thanks for mentioning our blog post Editing Your Own Work: 3 Tips For Editing — Writer’s Fun Zone (Guest Writer, Anselm Audley) http://www.writersfunzone.com/blog/2012/07/16/editing-your-own-work/

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