Thursday, July 10, 2014

Jodie Renner's Craft of Writing Articles, January to June 2014

by Jodie Renner, editor & author; @JodieRennerEd

A lot of people have been asking for a list of my craft-of-writing posts and other resources for writers, so here's a list, with links (just click on the title) of my blog posts from January through the
end of June of this year, 2014. I've listed them from most recent at the top, down to January 2 at the bottom.

June 30, 2014, The Kill Zone Blog:

12 Essential Steps from Story Idea to Publish-Ready Novel 

June 19, 2014, The Kill Zone blog: Dialogue Nuts & Bolts

June 16, 2014, The Kill Zone:

15 Questions for Your Beta Readers – And to Focus Your Own Revisions

June 2, 2014, The Kill Zone: Pick up the Pace for a Real Page-Turner

May 19, 2014, The Kill Zone:

How to save a bundle on editing costs – without sacrificing quality

May 5, 2014, The Kill Zone: Tips for Loosening up Your Writing

April 7, 2014, The Kill Zone:

 Looking for an editor? Check them out very carefully!

March 31, Crime Fiction Collective:

Are YOU Being Plagiarized, Too, Without Your Knowledge?

March 24, The Kill Zone: Nail it with Just the Right Word

March 8, 2014, Resources for Writers:

Don’t Give Readers a Reason to Reject Your Novel

Feb. 24, The Kill Zone:

Dangling Participles, Misplaced Modifiers, and Other Awkward Constructions

Feb. 21 – John Yeoman’s blog, The Wicked Writers Blog:

Seven Quick Ways to Write Sentences That Sizzle 

Feb. 3, Crime Fiction Collective:

Indie Publishing – Lessons Learned and Still Learning

Jan. 27, The Kill Zone: Fire up Your Fiction with Foreshadowing

Jan. 13, The Kill Zone: Book Contests for Indie Authors

Jodie Renner is a freelance fiction editor, workshop presenter, judge for fiction contests, and the
award-winning author of three craft-of-writing guides in her series An Editor’s Guide to Writing Compelling Fiction: Captivate Your Readers, Fire up Your Fiction, and Writing a Killer Thriller. She has also published two clickable time-saving e-resources, Quick Clicks: Spelling List and Quick Clicks: Word Usage, and has organized and edited two anthologies for charity: Voices from the Valleys – Stories & Poems about Life in BC’s Interior, and Childhood Regained – Stories of Hope for Asian Child Workers. You can find Jodie at,, and on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.  

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