Reflections on the Week That Was 7

December 20, 2009 at 5:01 am (Weekly Review) (, , , , , , , )

It is the end of another week and we are about to enter the crazily busy Christmas week so Merry Christmas everyone and hopefully you all have a good week whether you celebrate the holiday or not.  Some more links for writers this week:

Recommended Read for the Week:

Jennifer Blanchard shares the 43 Most Inspiring Writing Posts she found in 2009.  Some excellent links in this post.

My Posts This Week:

What genre do you write? So many genres, so many cross genres, which genre do you write in?

The Read List – my first reads for 2010 from my TBR pile.  What are you going to be reading next year?

Writing Lessons From Reading Terry Brooks.

What is your research process and what do you research?

The final post in the Writing Is series – Tirza, Corra and Fiona all share their thoughts on what writing is.

Other Writing Links:

Elspeth Antonelli asks if your characters are clear thinking.

Lynnette Labelle discusses some of the problems with writing in multiple genres.

On My Father’s Shoulders questions the writing rule of write what you know.

JSChanceller talks about the utility of tangents.

Amy Allgeyer Cook suggests that new  writers should not start with a trilogy.

This Book Binge posts suggests how you can write a perfectly dreadful query letter (well worth reading the footnotes).

Andrew Jack introduces his rule for writing endings with oomph.

All and all, I hope you enjoy reading these and I hope you have a great week.  As usual, if you wish to add a link or want to suggest a post, please leave it in the comments or email me with suggestions for the next weekly reflection.



  1. Corra McFeydon said,

    Some more great links.

    Thanks for sharing, Cassandra, and Merry Christmas.

  2. Elspeth Antonelli said,

    Thanks for including one of my posts! Thanks also to links to some blogs that are new for me! Best wishes for the holidays…


    • Cassandra Jade said,

      It was a great post. Thanks for the visit and I hope you enjoy the links.

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