Curated Content 31 March 2017

If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for useful links for writers, this is the place. Here’s Story Empire’s weekly compilation of valuable web content.

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Gourmet pizza with a slice being servedIt’s Friday, glorious Friday, always a cause for celebration! While you’re getting ready to kick off your weekend celebration, the Story Empire authors have cobbled together a collection of goodies for you to digest at your leisure. For an appetizer, I recommend Monday’s SE post What Your Website is Likely Missing by Staci Troilo, followed by What’s Your Preference? by yours truly (er, that would be me—Mae Clair).

When you’re done noshing on those, treat yourself to dinner and dessert with this week’s collection of useful articles and tips. Curated Content is served—bon appetit!


This Week’s Valuable Content

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Satisfying Ends to Series

This week marks the end of two television series that I watch and love---Grimm and Bones. Grimm is on its sixth season, Bones its twelfth. And they share more with each other than eerie titles. I think there are several reasons why these series had such broad appeal: Each episode was a self-contained mystery while … Continue reading Satisfying Ends to Series

How Project Planning in Corporate America Helped Me Write Novels

Okay, it doesn’t help write the novels, but it did help me plot them. Let me explain. When I worked for an engineering firm, we went through the ISO 9000 certification process, which probably doesn’t mean anything to most of you. What it does mean, however, is that all work functions, no matter how trivial, … Continue reading How Project Planning in Corporate America Helped Me Write Novels

To Edit or Not to Edit, That is the Question

Of course you edit! What kind of ridiculous question is that? I don't mean ever, naturally. I mean as you write. I've heard this topic discussed a lot, and my friend Joy (joykeeney.wordpress.com) just blogged her way through her thoughts on the topic. What's a writer to make of it all? Here's my two cents … Continue reading To Edit or Not to Edit, That is the Question