Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting posts about writing – w/e June 11 2010

Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week: 
The Rejection Letter of the Future Will Be Silence (And Why This Is A Good Thing) (Nathan Bransford)
Manifesto (Maureen Johnson)
by way of Katherine Quimby Johnson (aka wordsrmylife)
The Road to The Passage of The Magicians, or Genre Slumming and the Blockbuster Literary Novel (Saladin Ahmed aka saladinahmed) 
A Rainbow in the Dark (Elizabeth Inglee-Richards aka bodgei) [Jon’s Pick of the week] 
The Future of E-Readers Is Brighter Than We Knew (Marion Maneker)
by way of
Mary Welk 
The Danger of Being a Slush Reader in the Horror Genre (Jennifer Brozek aka jennifer_brozek)

[Kelly Fineman (aka kellyrfineman) is hosting a Brush up Your Shakespeare Month over on her, always interesting, blog]
On Instinct (Lisa Schroeder aka lisa_schroeder)
Will Literary Agents Really Read Your Query Letter? (Suzannah)
by way of Nephele Tempest (aka nephele)
They believe…is it enough? (Tracy Dickens aka tracy_d74)
Levels of craft (Nephele Tempest aka nephele)
[Contains a great list of commonly misspelled words] (Shalanna Collins aka shalanna)

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

Tags: fiction, writing

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