A new list of resources, mainly for me, to help figure out how to become a better writer.
10-minute fixes to 10 common plot problems.
The protagonist’s inciting incident.
Religion in SciFi – Orson Scott Card.
Word counts, the short version.
Reviewers who review indie books.
How to Format Auto Indenting
How Many Characters is Too Many?
Word Count Resources:
8 Ways to Avoid Cardboard Characters.
Water/air pressure calculator.
Detailed paper on personal combat in space.
Random SciFi Plot Generator plus resources.
The pitfalls of inventing an alien civilization
Ten of the Best Fantasy Map Generators
31 Places to Publish Novellas and Long Short Stories
What is head-hopping, and is it spoiling your fiction writing?
What Makes Omniscient POV Different from Head-Hopping?
The Difference Between Omniscient POV and Head Hopping
Characters Who Kick Ass Emotionally
Easy Character Creation Through 25 Core Elements
Bringing Your Characters to Life Through the “Five Whys”
“Write a Sentence as Clean as a Bone” and Other Advice From James Baldwin
Stick with Baen and indie.
Storybird writing platform.
SciFiIdeas Planet Name Generator.
Smashwords indie ebook publishing.
Orson Scott Card on Religion in SF.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Creators Guild
Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook Editor.
Asimov’s Science Fiction guidelines (top resource).
2016 Hugo Award Winners (look for publishers and magazines)
How to Hit the Top Spot on the Amazon Bestseller List
K.M. Weiland: Helping Writers Become Authors
Third Party Author Promotion Sites Review
Jason Bougger: Write Good Books
Flash Fiction: 1000 words or less: Theme of Absence
Submit “The Alien” to Ellie Maloney
100 words or less: Drabble
20 Writing Tips from Stephen King