Writing Resources I Return To
I've been meaning for the longest time to to make a spreadsheet of all the resources I turn to time and time again. It's one of those organizational things that you know would be helpful in the long run but just takes time to implement. I finally figured if I was going to take the work to put these links in one place I should make it visible to others, too.
In no particular order, I present: Writing Resources I Search For Often
Observation Journal, A Suite of Ideas , Blog Post by Kathleen Jennings
This is an idea generation exercise
What Makes A Good Story, Blog Post by Sloane Leong
I appreciate the framing of story elements as style, movement and insight. This blog post also gave me the term 'story engines' which blew my understanding of my writing right open.
Story Engines, Blog Post by Lincoln Michel
Story structures can be images, words, phrases, structures. There are some story engines I turn to time and again, and others I haven't explored yet.
Book Renovation, Blog Post by N.K. Jemisin
Feeling very called out by Step 1. But keeping the resource around nonetheless.
A Look at the Inactive Protagonist, Essay by Vida Cruz
This resource gave me language for further learning and for understanding my own writing. Related bonus resource: Decolonizing Your Fiction