Hi, SEers. It’s the culmination of another work week, and once again we’re taking a few moments to share web content we found over the last seven days that might be of interest to you. Also, if you missed them, don’t forget to check out Monday’s post, What is Scrivener by P. H. Solomon and Wednesday’s Branding by C. S. Boyack.
This Week’s List of Valuable Content
- The Opening as Part of the Closing … of the Deal (attention-grabbing beginnings)
- 11 Things to know about Dating a Writer (a fun infographic to elicit chuckles)
- The MacGuffin (what it is, when to use it, how to avoid it)
- Writing Prompts (free download of prompts for novels, short stories, poems, etc.)
- Following up on Monday’s What is Scrivener post, S. K. Nicholls shared a link to Scrivener classes by Gwen Hernandez – author of Scrivener for Dummies which Staci Troilo also mentioned as a good resource.
- Why offering unique blog content is important (We need to stand out in the vast number of blogs on the internet)
- Raising the Stakes (the consequences of characters failing and the impact to tension, conflict, and pacing)
- Query Letter Tips From Literary Agents (Links and tips on writing query letters to agents)
- How to use BookBub Follow and Bookmark buttons on your website
- Seamless Details in Fiction (using dialogue and narration to work exposition in organically)
- To Swear or Not to Swear (whether to use profanity in your writing)
- How to Seek Permission to Use Song Lyrics (and why you should)
- Using Bookmark to Track Sales and Other Data (applet for computer)