8 amazing writing blogs and killer posts from each

Great blog postsIf you’re anything like me, your time and energy are limited.  So today I’ve got 8 amazing writing blogs for you to look at, along with a killer post from each of them.

In no particular order:

http://kurtbrindley.com/blog – Award winning author with stacks of knowledge to share. He has just listed his top writing resources, most of which are almost required reading for authors new and old. Killer post: http://kurtbrindley.com/writing-resources/ – Writing resources. A lot of them.

http://writerunboxed.com – A collaboration with a huge amount of experience and far more material than I could do justice to in two lines!  Killer post: http://writerunboxed.com/2016/01/28/the-haves-and-the-have-nots-surviving-writer-envy/ – Surviving writer envy.

http://www.aliventures.com/start/ – Aliventures gives you bite-sized chunks of writerley goodness into your inbox each week, covering both the craft of writing, but also the business of writing.  Killer post: http://www.aliventures.com/three-stages-editing/ – The 3 stages of editing.

http://nicholasrossis.me/blog/ – Nicholas is all about helping authors with their book marketing efforts, so for me, as an author working towards the launch of his first book, this site is right at the top of my viewing priorities when it hits my inbox. If that isn’t enough, Nicholas also offers writing tips and free stories. Killer post:  http://nicholasrossis.me/2016/01/24/9-tips-to-keeping-your-series-fresh/  – 9 tips to keeping your series fresh.

http://blog.bookbaby.com – I wasn’t sure which category to put this in, as there is so much here! It makes it here, simply because the first part of the website is ‘how to write’, but when you visit you will also see that there are resources covering ‘how to self-publish’ and ‘how to promote’.  Killer post: http://blog.bookbaby.com/2016/01/stop-making-excuses-and-write-a-book/  – Stop making excuses and write a book.

http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/blog – This site belongs to Randy Ingermanson, otherwise known as ‘The Snowflake Guy’, because of his ‘snowflake’ method for novel writing, which if you don’t know, you need to. His stacked website contains a huge amount of free content, so what are you waiting for?  Killer post: http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/blog/2016/01/14/writing-series-snowflake-method/ – Writing a series using the snowflake method.

http://www.thecreativepenn.com/blog/ – Literally hundreds of posts and articles on the craft of writing, but also plenty of brilliant written and audio advice on writing and marketing your book. Grab some free resources while you’re there.  Killer post:  http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2016/01/21/author-blog-mistakes/  – Seven Mistakes you’re making with your author blog and how to fix them

https://janefriedman.com/blog – New posts reach the site almost daily, so you are sure to find something to tickle your fancy.  Killer post:  https://janefriedman.com/effective-setting/  – how writers can create an effective setting.

http://johnwhowell.com – incredibly active blogger and author posting something new for your consumption every day!  killer post: http://johnwhowell.com/2016/01/30/stream-of-consciousness-saturday-prompt-an-jusjojan/  – Free-writing based on a weekly prompt

I hope you can find something helpful!

 

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