Here're my favorite blogs from the past week. Have one to share? Comment below.
Janice Hardy's Fiction University
Excellent post for new writers trying to write from an omniscient POV (or don't realize they are!)
"Identifying your narrator seems like an easy job—she’s (or he’s) the one telling the story. In first person or third-person limited POV it’s easy, but once we get into third-person omniscient POV, narrators can get a little murky. "
Janet Reid - Literary Agent
Inspired by song lyrics? Better read this!
"...Quoting lyrics is a rat's nest of contradictory information. There's the common internet rule "quote two lines and you're fine" but if the song is only ten lines, you're not fine...."
Flogging the Quill
Great example of choosing the right starting point! It's there, just dig for it! Are you brave enough to submit?
"The Flogometer challenge: can you craft a first page that compels me to turn to the next page?"