I guess?

Apr. 13th, 2016 12:23 am
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I write like
Cory Doctorow

I Write Like. Analyze your writing!



I've never actually read any Doctorow...
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Should be obvious, but needs to be said:

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Robin made this video to help people in a particular writing contest, but it's good storytelling advice in general:


http://youtu.be/yf3zUFyYdqA
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[personal profile] layla Talks about research for fiction writers...when it's useful, and when it just gets in the way:

http://layla.dreamwidth.org/204043.html
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World-building...probably my least favorite part of writing (and it shows!). But Robin makes a good case for it, and this is shaping up to be a really useful series of lectures:


http://youtu.be/JyqveJeKvAw



http://youtu.be/Qedoh9WjUWE
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Kurt Vonnegut shows how stories can be mapped onto a simple X-Y axis:


http://youtu.be/oP3c1h8v2ZQ
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Writing a novel, Zork-style:
http://magicdistrict.wordpress.com/2009/04/01/text-adventure/
(spotted by [livejournal.com profile] laylalawlor)

Rivkah reviews different brands of ink:
http://lilrivkah.livejournal.com/280726.html

Parodies of DaVinci's "Last Supper" have been done to death:
http://culturepopped.blogspot.com/2007/04/suddenly-last-supper.html
(spotted by Spike)
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Banners for neglected fandoms:
http://www.beaucoupkevin.com/2008/01/here-are-some-things-you-can-use-on.html
Is Xenu your copilot too?

How to write a screenplay:
http://toddalcott.livejournal.com/163924.html
Good advice for writers in all media.

Warren Ellis' guide to gardening:
http://www.warrenellis.com/?p=5481
"'Mulching' is not in fact a new sexual practise invented by Something Awful."

Mid-Ohio Con is for sale:
http://www.midohiocon.com/
Dare we hope that the new owners might devote more space to indy comics, and less to bootleg DVDs and Z-list celebrities?

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