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20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Writing Articles

20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Writing Articles

This year is galloping towards it’s conclusion at the same rate it’s been running all year – frantically!  I’m deep into my final preparations to decamp back to the UK for Christmas – everyone needs to be at home with their families at Christmas and, Egypt just doesn’t ever feel Christmasy (spell checker doesn’t like that word – quite right shockingly colloquial 😉 ).

Anyway I’ll be gliding in the clouds somewhere between Egypt and England when this post goes out so I’ve drawn the results  from 6 days rather than 7. As always the range and quality of articles are exceptional and well worth a read.

I’ve had a few people ask what makes these the most popular writing articles. It’s super simple – just a case of counting the responses that I get to the articles I post on my social media feeds (Twitter & Google+) . The more likes, mentions, clicks or +1’s a post gets the higher it goes up the list. So you can rest assured that the articles are truly hand-picked by the actions of more than 6,000 of your writing peers.

So, as always, kick back, grab a coffee and read the creme de la creme of articles from this week’s crop. Enjoy….


Twitterverse’s and Google+’s  Favourite Articles

1.    Writing Advice: How to build a story out of scraps of ideas http://bit.ly/1u9ivO8  via @KateForsyth

2.    The best books on writing that you’ve probably never heard of http://bit.ly/1zeLdDv

3.    [Infographic] What to post & when to post it on 9 important social networks http://bit.ly/1IKEmGf

4.    Social media for authors: what to post & when to post it http://bit.ly/1ATJRx9

5.    How to Begin Writing Your First Book | eHow http://bit.ly/1qwGxr9

6.    5 Ways to Actually Enjoy Editing Your Book http://bit.ly/1G5BQIt

7.    Presents galore for writers – 18 great ideas for Christmas gifts  http://bit.ly/1IKN3Au

8.    A Writer’s Cheatsheet to Plot and Structure http://bit.ly/1A8ww30

9.    Fed up with giving boring old gift vouchers? Check out these great gifts for the bookworms  http://bit.ly/12ZEKR8

10. 100 Character Development Questions for Writers –   http://t.co/pjw8uDvbGG

Read this week’s best articles on #writing – a must read. Voted by 6,000+ of your writing peers http://ctt.ec/cq6gn+ – Click to Tweet

11. 20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Writing Articles http://bit.ly/1ud9p2V

12. How to understand your characters’ motivations http://bit.ly/1tLlZHp

13. Writer Gets Readers to Pay Him So They Can Edit his Manuscript via Keith Thomson http://huff.to/1Aoy4Xm

14. 7 Writing Rules You Can Totally Break http://bit.ly/1uiDpLE

15. Free Printables for Writing Your Novel via  Tricia Goyer http://bit.ly/163Vzf3

16. How to Cut the Filler and Tighten Your Book – Helping Writers Become Authors http://bit.ly/1we8GUk

17. Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 36: Too Much Introspection, Not Enough Interaction http://bit.ly/1ANdxMl

18. 12 Steps to Launch your Podcast with SoundCloud via  #SeriouslySocial http://bit.ly/1yK9mOy

19. Writing Belle: How To Balance a BIG Cast of Characters http://bit.ly/1CZksa8

20. Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors – December 8, 2014 | Author Marketing Experts, Inc. http://bit.ly/1u9KY7r

If you enjoyed this listing check out last week’s 20 most popular articles on writing – here. 


That’s your lot for this week folks but if you still have a last few Christmas gifts to purchase (or all of them – if you are anything like me) check out my gift guides below. There are some great ideas for everyone.


Bye for now…




And Finally………. Some Gift Ideas

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