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Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:

Whither the Midlist Publisher (Rachel Deahl) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
by way of Caridad Piñeiro


10 Questions Every Writer Asks [themselves] (Elspeth Antonelli)

Be A More Confident Writer (Annie Neugebauer)

Book Store Signing Tips (Derek Clendening)

Amazon Kindle Owners’ Lending Library (Rachelle Gardner)

Why Moving On is a Good Tactic (Elizabeth Spann Craig)

Tying the Pieces of a Chapter Together (Juliette Wade)

Six Writers Tell All About Covers And Blurbs (Matthew Gallaway)
by way of April Henry (aka aprilhenry)

Beware the Wikipedia Scrapers (John Scalzi)

Reversals (Donald Maass)



If you have a particular favorite among these, please let the author know (and me too, if you have time). Also, if you've a link to a great post that isn't here, feel free to share.

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2010 and last week’s list.




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( 9 comments — Leave a comment )
writerjenn
Nov. 12th, 2011 12:28 am (UTC)
That one about the covers and blurbs really stood out for me this week--I tweeted it myself when I saw it!
jongibbs
Nov. 12th, 2011 09:37 am (UTC)
April's shares a lot of good links :)
p_m_cryan
Nov. 12th, 2011 09:30 pm (UTC)
I nodded in agreement so hard at Derek's bookstore signing post that I gave myself a neck-ache!
jongibbs
Nov. 13th, 2011 10:42 am (UTC)
I thought you might like that one, Patty :)
peadarog
Nov. 13th, 2011 04:17 pm (UTC)
I most enjoyed the pieces by Juliette and Donald. Great stuff.
jongibbs
Nov. 13th, 2011 04:22 pm (UTC)
I'm always impressed at the amount of great posts about writing people write each week.
peadarog
Nov. 13th, 2011 04:30 pm (UTC)
Yah. My only problem is that after a year or two, you've seen almost all of the advice before. The "almost" is important, however :)
jongibbs
Nov. 13th, 2011 04:35 pm (UTC)
'Almost' and perhaps also, 'I wasn't ready to hear this before, but now I am' :)
peadarog
Nov. 13th, 2011 04:36 pm (UTC)
Yes, excellent point.
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