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That Strange Thing Called Writing, from Brian Doyle’s Talk in September

Notes From Brian Doyle’s Talk On Writing

Brian Doyle has pages and pages of books listed on Amazon, including Martin Marten, Mink River, Chicago, The Plover and more, and he needs no introduction from me. He introduces himself, educates, entertains, has us in stitches, has us almost in tears, reveals his feelings, his history and his stories, and then says he’s not a teacher and he doesn’t do seminars and workshops. If you missed this one, you missed a very special treat. Continue reading That Strange Thing Called Writing, from Brian Doyle’s Talk in September

Genres, genres and more

Here are some old links about writing genres:

Written any articles recently?

http://www.karencioffiwritingandmarketing.com/2014/09/content-marketing-just-how-fast-can-you.html

How long is a book?

http://blog.bookbaby.com/2015/02/long-book-standard-word-counts-genre/

Writing short pieces:

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/24/keep-it-short/

http://alittlebirdtweets.com/flash-fiction-4/

Contests?

timberlinereview.com/submissions

http://www.inkitt.com/

For poets:

Creating Poetry: How to Self-Prompt Poems
Re-Creating Poetry: How to Revise Poems
Asian Poetic Forms
Contemporary Poetic Forms
French Poetic Forms
More Contemporary Poetic Forms
Build an Audience for Your Poetry

http://www.voicecatcher.org/archives/3469

http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/list-of-50-poetic-forms-for-poets

For novelists:

http://blog.bookbaby.com/2014/11/novel-writing-inspiration-for-the-middle-of-nanowrimo/

http://indigoediting.com/November2014.html

http://www.wattpad.com/4667955-bad-ways-to-start-a-novel

http://storyfix.com/epidemic-systemic-sabotage-via-brainwashing-aspiring-novelists

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/7-steps-to-creating-a-flexible-outline-for-any-story

https://forums.createspace.com/en/community/community/resources/blog/2014/09/24/how-to-write-without-a-plan

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/10/22/writing-tips/

For children’s book authors:

http://www.ripplegrovepress.com/contact/

http://www.highlightsfoundation.org/212/harold-underdown/

https://kdp.amazon.com/kids

Research for non-fiction writers:

http://www.kindlepost.com/2014/10/guest-post-by-charles-finch-author-of-the-charles-lenox-mysteries-.html

What other writers do

http://blog.bookbaby.com/2015/02/opposite-writing-habits-famous-authors/