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

Hurry Up. Wait (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)

Using setting as a Character (MaryLu Tyndall)

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against PublishAmerica (Victoria Strauss)

The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar (Emma Coats)

Layers of Emotion (Mary Kole)

Tips on what to do on a Skype author visit (Sheela Chari aka sheela_chari)

What's Changed and What Hasn't (Rachelle Gardner)

Allow Yourself To Think Of Alternatives (Natalie Whipple)

How to Promote Your Books Online (Jakob Drud aka jakobdrud)

The Bookstore Event (Jennifer Laughran)
by way of April Henry (aka aprilhenry)


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 2011, and last week’s list.


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queenoftheskies
Jun. 15th, 2012 05:05 pm (UTC)
I love that The 22 Rules of Storytelling. I printed it out last week and enjoyed reading through it.
jongibbs
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:25 am (UTC)
I love Pixar movies :)
snapes_angel
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:02 am (UTC)
Ha! On the OWW writing list, there's a huge discussion going on about the Pixar thing.
jongibbs
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:25 am (UTC)
Lol, who won?
snapes_angel
Jun. 16th, 2012 02:15 am (UTC)
I just shook my head and lost track of the conversation. :p They're weighing the prose and cons, and a lot of people are amused, informed, or skeptical. With a healthy dose of cynicism, of course.

Edited at 2012-06-16 02:16 am (UTC)
year_anda_day
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:07 am (UTC)
Good posts!

Here's my shout out to NJAN at the end of this article on NJ summer events: http://voices.yahoo.com/south-jersey-summer-festivals-11453798.html?cat=8
jongibbs
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:23 am (UTC)
Thanks, Laura. Shout outs for NJAN are always appreciated :)
year_anda_day
Jun. 16th, 2012 12:36 am (UTC)
No prob! :)
rymrytr
Jun. 16th, 2012 04:54 am (UTC)

I read and bookmarked, #'s 2 & 8, for future reference!

Thanks.

jongibbs
Jun. 16th, 2012 03:30 pm (UTC)
You're welcome, Warren :)
peadarog
Jun. 16th, 2012 03:25 pm (UTC)
I saw those Pixar rules earlier in the week. Some of them are pure gold.
jongibbs
Jun. 16th, 2012 03:31 pm (UTC)
Pixar = :)
snapes_angel
Jun. 20th, 2012 03:46 am (UTC)
Jon, if you take suggestions for the weeklies, I recommend this one, at least, as a gentle reminder to some authors. >=3
jongibbs
Jun. 20th, 2012 10:20 am (UTC)
Hi Elizabeth, I do, but in this case, you're too late, it's already on the list :)
snapes_angel
Jun. 20th, 2012 10:47 am (UTC)
All righty, then! XD
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