Friday’s Findings

I’m reading James Scott Bell’s The Art of War for Writers. I’m not even finished, but I’ve already collected a bunch of writing tips and exercises to apply to my own WIPs. Here’s one–and it’s useful for the upcoming NaNoWriMo:

“Say you want to describe someone’s wild hair. Write for five minutes without stopping. Describe the hair in two hundred or three hundred words. Let the images a fly. Go back later and find the good parts and edit them down.”

James Scott Bell, The Art of War for Writers, page 76

Here are some links to some articles on writing fiction I’ve come across lately:

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