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Interesting Blog Posts From the Last Week

I enjoy reading blog posts about writing, writers, and the publishing industry as a whole .  Many are full of insightful ideas/comments.  I picked some out from among the hundreds I read during the last week.  The links below are to ones I found particularly interesting, or made me lol, out loud.   

 

 

 

Death to All Line-Editing: Maggie's Epic Critiquing/ Editing Post  (m_stiefvater) 

http://m-stiefvater.livejournal.com/108509.html

 

The Future of Kindle (arcaedia)

http://arcaedia.livejournal.com/200640.html

 

The Question at Hand: YA vs MG (eclectic_writer)

http://eclectic-writer.livejournal.com/149322.html

 

Writers Should not Blog About Writing (the_flea_king)

http://the-flea-king.livejournal.com/593707.html

 

Publisher Reaches out to Authors (april_henry)

http://aprilhenry.livejournal.com/535948.html

 

George R.R.Martin is not your bitch, but I might be.(seanan_mcguire)

http://seanan-mcguire.livejournal.com/112079.html

 

Entitlement Issues - aka George R. R. Martin is not Your Bitch (Neil Gaiman)

This was posted on May 12th, but I only read it this week.

http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2009/05/entitlement-issues.html

 

Letting go [of manuscripts that won’t sell] (genreality)

http://www.genreality.net/letting-go

 

Looking for Clues (Nalo Hopkinson) - referred by coyotegoth

http://nalohopkinson.com/2009/18/05/looking_for_clues.html

 

5 Rejection Horror Stories (the_flea_king)

http://the-flea-king.livejournal.com/592390.html

 

On Gender, Confusion of (ilona_andrews)

http://ilona-andrews.livejournal.com/302851.html

 

How to Write a Great First Draft (by L. J. Sellers)

http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-write-great-first-draft.html

 

What’s the Perfect Blurb? (peadarog)

http://peadarog.livejournal.com/53850.html

 

Friday Five – The ‘Signs’ edition (brian_ohio)

http://brian-ohio.livejournal.com/167473.html

 

Lean and Mean Writing (by L. J. Sellers)

http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2009/05/lean-and-mean-writing.html

 

You Can’t Catch a Fish Without a Hook (a_r_williams)

http://a-r-williams.livejournal.com/33856.html

 

I hope you find some of these interesting and/or useful. If you do, please let me know. I plan to produce a similar list on a weekly basis. 

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