Friday Features #3

Here are this week's best writing articles. There's a free ebook and a writing contest in there! Enjoy :)

Inspiration/Research

S is for Slavs by Caitlin Nicoll at Logically

R Is For Romans by Caitlin Nicoll at Logically

The Writer's Life Is Full of Second Chances (Or Abandon Despair All Ye Who Enter Here) by Robin LaFevers at Writer Unboxed

T Is For Thracians by Caitin Nicoll at Logically

Us Is For Ulster by Caitlin Nicoll at Logically

Eating Good In The Neighborhood. Or Not. By Caitlin Nicoll at Logically

Is This Really What You Want: Or Unbecominga Shark (Life Changing Moments Series) by Jeannine Bergers Everett at My Name Is Not Bob

Writing Advice

Prologue: Deconstructing The Hunger Games by Larry Brooks at StoryFix

Draft Zero: Where Writing Begins by Mooderino at Moody Writing

Stuck On Your Novel? Write Yourself a Five-Star Review by Roz Morris at Nail Your Novel

Writing A Novel People Want To Read by Chuck Sambuchino at Guide To Literary Agents

Voice: Your Are Not Your Characters by Ava Jae at Writability

Obsessing Over Your Manuscript's Sizeby Jane Friedman at Jane Friedman

IWSG: Where Are You? By Kathleen Doyle at Writing, Reading, and Life

Keep Making It Better by C. Hope Clark at C. Hope Clark

The Hero and Heroine of Your Reader's Dreams by Ashley Clark at The Writer's Alley

Can Too Many Pronouns Spoil The Story?By Mooderino at Moody Writing

Deconstructing The Hunger Games: Part 1by Larry Brooks at StoryFix

5 Tips to Trap Your Characters by Chihuahua Zero at The Write Practice

How (Not) To Write A Novel by Ava Jae at Writability

Know Your Reader, Know Your Charactersby Cindy R. Wilson at The Writer's Alley

Building Your Author Platform

April Platform Challenge: Day 28 by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob

April Platform Challenge: Day 29 by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob

A Good Cheap Read by C. Hope Clark at C. Hope Clark

3 Ways Indie Authors Make Good Content Irresitistible at Wise, Ink.

April Platform Challenge: Day 30 by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob

Discover Your Hidden Remarkable Benefitby Brian Clark at CopyBlogger

Finding Your Voice on Social Media by C. Hope Clark at C. Hope Clark

April Platform Challenge: Next Steps by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob

World Book Night: What Can An IndieAuthor Do? At Wise, Ink.

Launch Your Book With A Bang at Wise, Ink.

Publishing

5 Things Indie Authors Should Know About Smashwords at Wise, Ink.

Should I Continue Keeping My First Novel Free? by Lauren Waters at Lauren Waters

The Ten Commandments of Successful Indie Authors at Wise, Ink.

Writing Contest

Show Off Writing Contest: Dissent Edition at The Write Practice

What exceptional writing articles did you come across this week?