Wednesday links: Submission mistakes, quiet scenes and strong female characters

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

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Wednesday links: Pacing and setting

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

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Book recommendation: The Marvelous Land of Oz, by L. Frank Baum

You may remember that back in December I recommended the first novel in L. Frank Baum’s Oz series, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. My plan at that point had been to read one Oz novel, then something different, then the next Oz novel, and so on.

Well… I failed at my own plan. I actually ended up reading a few different novels before I started on the second in the Oz series, The Marvelous Land of Oz. I’m a bit ashamed of that, but I’ve decided to move past it.

Instead, I’m going to focus on telling you why I loved reading The Marvelous Land of Oz as much as I did.

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