Wednesday links: Setting and #ComedyBookWeek

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.

1. 16 Ways to Make Your Setting a Character in Its Own Right, from Helping Writers Become Authors: Setting can be a difficult element to write well. Finding the right level of detail is tough, but necessary. Excerpt: "It means: the setting is supposed to come to life—to be rich, vibrant, catalytic. It means: the details of the places in your story are supposed to leap off the page and fill readers’ imaginations so fully they can smell the pastrami sizzling."

2. #ComedyBookWeek is looking for new management, from Ana Spoke: Do you write comedy? Ana Spkoe has a great opportunity for you. Excerpt: "There is no catch – I don’t want any money or favors, just assurance that you are willing and able to take over the event."

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