A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. -Thomas Mann
That quote comforts me. Oddly. I wrote 3k words last night and a good bit of the climax. Still a long way to go, but it feels good to make progress on a story that's been twisting me in knots since its inception.
What are you working on?
*dramatic movie guy voice* Now for the Linky Thursday links:
Michelle McLean just wrapped up a very successful blog tour for Homework Helpers: Essays and Term Papers
There's a grand prize winner announcement on her blog today.
On the Query Tracker blog, she's written about the similarities between fiction and non-fiction and how each must have a point with evidence to back it up.
Also, she's leading a discussion on Operation Awesome about Likable and Unlikable Characters.
Amparo Ortiz is throwing a blogfest on February 15th! Sign up at her linky and join The Fake Boyfriend/Girlfriend Blogfest!
Literary agent Weronika Janczuk posted earlier this week about a web site being published as a book in the near future! Check out WHEN PARENTS TEXT and laugh till you cry.
Hankering to win a true writing contest? Here's a list of poetry and short story contests from freelancewriting.com.
There's still time to enter to win the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. They've created forums for writers to commiserate, I mean to chat. Check it out.
In the mood to write some flash fiction about MONSTERS? Me, too! Webook.com always has a writing challenge going on where writers post and give each other feedback. It's a great community. Can you describe a compelling monster in 400 words?
Enjoy the links, my friends! Thursday is a beacon of hope in a long week. It means Friday is just around the corner!