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.
- 5 Reasons Your Story is Stuck, from Kristen Lamb’s Blog: It’s happened to everyone… you’re going along in your manuscript, writing like the words will never stop flowing. And then suddenly, they do. But why? Excerpt: “Writers know that quicksand is freaking everywhere. You think you’re on firm footing and then down you go and the more you struggle, the worse it gets.”
- It’s never too late to start writing, from Dystel & Goderic: Have you ever felt like you’re too old to start writing? Or, if you’re already writing, too old to get very far? Well, it’s not true. And here’s a little proof. Excerpt: “What do you think about waiting until you’re almost 80 to start a new career? If you’re legendary book editor Dick Jackson, the answer is no time like the present!”