1. Let’s start with a behind-the-scenes look at what happens to your manuscript after it goes on sub. Marcy Beller Paul has a great article at Fall Fifteeners on that very topic: Behind Closed Doors: What Happens to Your Manuscript When it Goes on Sub
2. We all remember Deputy Barney Fife. Here is an awesome post from K.M. Weiland telling us not only why we remember Don Knots’s character, but how important secondary characters like him are: Want an Unforgettable Protagonist? Your Minor Characters Are the Secret
3. I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about book clubs. And by that, I mean I don’t spend ANY time thinking about them. But according to this article by Amy Impellizzeri, maybe I should be: What Book Clubs Are Teaching Me About Writing
4. Here’s an article by Paul Angone at The Write Practice sharing his story about what helped him get published with 3 Unspoken Secrets to Getting Published
5. One of my favorite sites, Writer Unboxed, has a terrifically informative article by Anna Elliott looking at how to rescue a boring scene: When Your Scene is Dragging: 6 Ways to Add Tension
That sums up this week. Have a great weekend, buy your mom some flowers, and get keep writing.