Friday Features #4

Tons of good stuff this week!

Inspiration/Research

National Novel Writing May Challenge by Sommer Leigh at Sommer Leigh

Writing Advice

The Hunger Games 2) – The Beat Sheet by Larry Brooks at StoryFix

The Value of Reading Your WIP Out Loud by Ava Jae at Writability

Setting the Mood with Your First Lines:Part Two by Pepper Basham at The Writer's Alley

When You SHOULD Use Passive Voice by Liz Bureman at The Write Practice

Creating the Lie by Sherrinda Ketchersid at The Writer's Alley

It's OK to Leave Stuff Out. In Fact, It's Better. By Jane Friedman at Jane Friedman

7 Ways to Write a Stand Alone Book With Series Potential by Brian A. Klems at Writer's Digest

Why Reread a Story You Already Know? By Mooderino at Moody Writing

Three Tips to Write Like Kurt Vonnegut by Joe Bunting at The Write Practice

Why Writers Must Be Observers by Ava Jae at Writability

Why Writers Should Read: Part 3 by Mary Vee at The Writer's Alley

Building Your Author Platform

Every Writer's Dream: Interview withJeff Goins by Joe Bunting at The Write Practice

** A Must-Read** How To Build Or Improve Your Writer Platform by Robert Lee Brewer at My Name Is Not Bob

Publishing

A Primer On Ways to Publish by C. Hope Clark at C. Hope Clark

Where Will Self-Publishing Get Quality Control? By Roz Morris at Nail Your Novel

Harlequin Fail by Ann Voss Peterson at The Newbie's Guide to Publishing

What exceptional writing articles did you come across this week?