Friday Favorites

This Week’s Quote:
“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey UpperProvo-2

Friday Favorites is taking the rest of the month of July off. I hope you all have an awesome summer reading, writing, or simply enjoying a summer break, too. Enjoy life!

Independence Day 2016

This Week’s Quote:
“Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation’s founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America’s storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.” – Joe Barton

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Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day!

Friday Favorites

This Week’s Quote:
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

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Challenging Yourself vs. Setting Yourself Up to Fail From Fiction University. By Janice Hardy. Read more…

What Are the REAL Odds of Success? Extreme Ownership & the Best-Selling Author. From Warrior Writers. By Kristen Lamb. Read more…

What Could Possibly Go Wrong. From Romance University. By Donna Cummings. Read more…

How to Overcome the 3 Fears Every Creative Faces. From 99u. By Christoph Niemann. Hat tip to Sherry Lewis. View here…

Pretty, cheap and well-rounded (three misunderstandings)From Seth’s Blog. By Seth Godin. Read more…

Friday Favorites

This Week’s Quote:
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”   Audrey Hepburn

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Calm Out of Chaos: Organizing Your Hard Drive, or, How to Save What’s Left of Your Hair. From Fiction University. By Angela Quarles. Read more…

Finding Time To Write. From Fiction University. By Janice Hardy. Read more…

Balancing Writing and Working Without Losing Your Mind. From Fiction University. By Janice Hardy. Read more…

5 Steps to Meeting Your Deadline The Chunky Way. From Romance University. By  Allie Pleiter. Read more…

The Possibility Of Optimism (the optimism of possibility). From Seth’s Blog. By Seth Godin. Read more.. 

Friday Favorites

This Week’s Quote:
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali

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Thank you to everyone who stopped by last week to visit with Chrys Fey. Her giveaway is still going on, so you have a chance to enter here.

And we’re down to the wire on Jennifer Crusie’s breakdown on TV series, Person of Interest. If you want to catch up on past posts, her listing can be found here. For me, it’s been like a mini-workshop on story. I’ve loved every post and her amazing insight to story.

The Last Act of a Story. “A  More Perfect Union”, “QSO” and “Reassortment”. From Arg Ink. By Jennifer Crusie. Read more…

The Impact of Character. “Sotto Voce”, “The Day the World Wend Away”. From Arg Ink. By Jennifer Crusie. Read more…

The Importance of Consequence. “Synecdoche.” From Arg Ink. By Jennifer Crusie. Read more…

True Grit. Writer Style. From Write It Forward. By Bob Mayer. Read more…

Three Reasons Your Writing Career is Stuck. From Warrior Writers. By Kristen Lamb. Read more…

Problems. From Seth’s Blog. By Seth Godin. Read more…