Tuesday, March 15, 2011

LINKS TO JODIE'S BLOG POSTS on the CRAFT OF FICTION

(See down for Blood-Red Pencil blogspot posts and The Thrill Begins blogspot posts)


Act First, Explain Later (Hooking Your Readers with an Effective Opening)

Point of View – Head-Hopping

Creating Compelling Characters

Tips for Writing Effective Dialogue

Show, Don’t Tell

Style Faux-Pas (Style Blunders in Fiction)

12 Tips for Keeping Your Manuscript out of the Rejects Pile

Dialogue Nuts and Bolts

14 Tips for Breaking into the Romance Genre

16 Tips for Writing an Effective Short Story

Clear, Concise, Powerful Nonfiction Writing

Hyphens, Dashes, Ellipses

Basic Formatting of Your Manuscript

Thrillers vs. Mysteries

Writers’ Conferences in 2011

Fiction Definitions

Query Letters

Writing a Synopsis of Your Novel 

JODIE’S BLOG POSTS ON BLOOD-RED PENCIL BLOGSPOT:

August 7, 2010 – Act First, Explain Later

Sept. 17, 2010: Creating Compelling Characters

Oct. 2, 2010: Tips for Writing Effective Dialogue

Dec. 15, 2010: Show, Don’t Tell

Jan. 8, 2011: Style Blunders in Fiction

Feb. 11, 2011: Deep Point of View, or How to Avoid Head-Hopping

Feb. 16, 2011 – Survive Your Writing or Editing Career

March 28, 2011: Deep Point of View, Part 2

April 2011 – Deep Point of View, Part 3

THE THRILL BEGINS Blogspot, http://thethrillbegins.blogspot.com/

March 31, 2011: Writing Effective Dialogue

April 28, 2011: Creating Compelling Characters

WRITING FROM THE PEAK - PIKES PEAK WRITERS BLOG, http://pikespeakwriters.blogspot.com/

March 30, 2011: Creating Compelling Characters
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