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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This week’s collection of content to help writers. Compiled by Story Cartel, you’ll find tips for writing, marketing, and social media, and there might be an amusing post or two.

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Content Curation color wheelHi, SEers. Another week come and gone, and another week we have great content for you to look at. If you haven’t already, check out Monday’s post, Freedom From Distractions, by Joan Hall, and Wednesday’s post, The End in Mind, by Harmony Kent. Then peruse the links below for industry advice.


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Keeping the End in Mind as You Write

Hey, gang. Happy Hump Day! Over at Story Empire today, Harmony Kent is talking about planning stories and keeping the end in mind when you write. She offers some great tips for pantsers and plotters. Why not check it out and leave her a comment? You can find her post here. Hope to see you … Continue reading Keeping the End in Mind as You Write

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! I'm part Irish, so you know I've got my green on. I hope you're wearing green so you don't get pinched. I also hope you take a minute to visit Story Empire today. There's a great post with a list of articles for writers. The best of the best this week had … Continue reading Curated Content

Curated Content 3 March 2017

Story Empire has a list of 10 blog posts this week dealing with writing, publishing, and marketing. If you’re looking for industry highlights from around the web, check these out.

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Content Curation worldHi, SEers. Happy Friday!

We’re trying something new for you. Instead of our own opinions or a reblog here and there, we’re giving you links to valuable content we found this week. Below you’ll find tips from experts like James Scott Bell, Kristen Lamb, Chandler Bolt, and more. We hope you find these posts as helpful and/or entertaining as we did. Also, in case you missed them, you can find this week’s two Story Empire posts by clicking these links: Droll Definitions by Harmony Kent and What’s in a Name by Joan Hall.


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My Responsibility as a Writer

If you are a writer looking for advice from online sources, you'll frequently hear that writers are among the most generous members of any given field. They will share ideas with you, help promote you, point you to useful resources... in short, they are very giving for people who are supposed to be competitors. For … Continue reading My Responsibility as a Writer

Finding the Good in the Sad

by Staci TroiloFirst, an announcement. Soon you will have to type the address: https://stacitroilo.wordpress.com to access my site. This will only be temporary while I am in the process of switching over to a new host. Please make note of this change. I'm sorry for the inconvenience, and I hope it won't be a lengthy … Continue reading Finding the Good in the Sad

When Everybody’s Irish, And Should Be

by Staci Troilo I’m part Irish, although I know more about my Italian heritage than the other side of my family. But today, I happily claim my Celtic roots. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, one and all! I don’t know much about how my dad’s side of the family celebrated this feast day. I’m pretty sure … Continue reading When Everybody’s Irish, And Should Be

Getting to the Heart of A Different Matter

by Staci Troilo Hello. If you’re stopping by hoping to read another anecdote about my family or my friends, you’re going to be disappointed today. Or maybe not. We’ve been discussing my relationships for a while now. I’ve told you stories about my grandparents, my parents, my siblings. You’ve read about my husband, my kids, … Continue reading Getting to the Heart of A Different Matter

Even Heroes Sometimes Fall

by Staci Troilo I didn’t think I was going to watch the Olympics. Not because the athletes and the games don’t interest me. They do. I’m a sucker for a good competition. I’m just not crazy about the coverage, and I haven’t been for the last several games. The announcers try to make drama where … Continue reading Even Heroes Sometimes Fall