1.  Thanks to L.C.W Allingham for this info on how to be an excellent critique partner:


2.  Thanks to Janice Wald at Mostly Blogging for these blog ideas:


3.  Allison Maruska gives 5 reasons to write for an anthology:

5 Reasons To Write For An Anthology

4.  Max Gray writes about experimenting with tenses and POV’s:

Experimenting With Tenses & POVs: Part Two

5.  Emily Temple at Literary Hub shares 20 pieces of writing advice from William Faulkner:


6.  Nicole Dieker at The Write Life gives 3 big pitch mistakes:


7.  Lorna Sixsmith writes of the dos and don’ts of publishing a book:


8.  Rachel Poli lists writing contests with October / November deadlines:

October/November 2017 Writing Contests

9.  Thanks to InterestingLiterature for these 10 things you might not know about famous poets:

Ten Things You Might Not Know About Famous Poets

Thanks to Firefly465, Don Massenzio, JoAnn Chateau, AuroraJeanAlexander, NewAuthorOnline, and Chris, the Story Reading Ape for the re-blogs.

I’m off to the Island for the weekend… see you all again on Monday.  I’ve scheduled a couple of posts and I’ll reply to any comments on my return.