Monday, February 06, 2006

Writing Tens

Ten Things About Ten Things About Writing

1. Getting it done: Ann Roscopf Allen's article Ten Tips to Help You Finish Writing Your Novel.

2. Know thy novel first: Rosalyn Alsobrooks' article Ten Things to Consider Before Writing Your Novel.

3. Hey, no more snickering over my BatCave: Jennifer Ashley's article Ten Tips to Stay Sane, Write the Best Novel You Can, and Launch Your Career.

4. It's not nice to be nice to your hero: Leslie Caine's article Ten Tips for Writing a Publishable Novel.

5. Long as I don't have to marry him: Claudia Johnson & Matt Stevens' article Top Ten Reasons to Write with a Partner.

6. Short and sweet: Kathy Kennedy's article Short Stories: 10 Tips for Novice Creative Writers.

7. Keyboard-breath?: Jean Lamb's article Ten Things to Do While Waiting to Become Rich and Famous.

8. Especially #4 and #6: Pam McCutcheon's article How to Avoid the Top Ten Mistakes in Writing Synopses.

9. Thou shalt not take the name of the Publishing in vain [lightning strikes]:'s Ten Commandments of Creative Women.

10. Blame James Frey, it was probably his fault: Lissa Warren's article Ten Things to Do If Your Book's Not Getting Media Attention.


  1. Thank you - I'm enjoying these! :)

  2. Anonymous5:16 AM

    I'm sure this has been dealt with but durn if I can find it -- can anybody send me to/give me advice for coming up with titles please? Thank you.


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