Road Trip!

We spend a lot of time writing our own thoughts here at The Winged Pen. But there are a ton of other blogs and sites we visit for inspiration. So we wanted to give a shout-out to some of the informative, motivating and moving articles we’ve read in the last few weeks.

Join us on our first-ever blogosphere road trip!

On Craft

Tips on writing multiple POVs…three ways to harness your reader’s curiosity…helpful hints on editing and revising…five tips for writing antiheroes…and a post from the legendary Donald Maas on creating legendary characters

…All (and more!) made our list of must-read craft articles this past month.

On Publishing/Marketing

Did you see this Twitter thread from Agent Mandy Hubbard about what happens during book deal negotiations? Great info for writers.

On the Writer’s Life

To go with Richelle’s recent post on surviving a tough draft, here’s a great article on the benefits of taking a break, from

And if you’re itching for something new to work on, here is a whole mess of contests for 2018.

On Books/Authors

Epic Reads has an epic list of #ownvoices new releases for 2018! We. Can’t. WAIT!

Audiobook Indie bookstore put together an awesome playlist based on Julie’s audiobook post — check it out!

This is a good list of children’s books to help you talk about race with the children in your life — or read them yourself to spark new ways of thinking about some tough issues.

For Fun!

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And to warm your heart, how freaking awesome is this???!

Our Winged Pen Twitter fairies are AMAZING at finding and sharing informative and fun posts about writing and publishing, so be sure to follow us there.

And be sure to give a shout-out to your favorite writing blogs and resources in the comments below…we’re always looking for new places to get inspired.

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