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

Social Media: There’s No Such Thing as Too Early (Nathan Bransford)
 
The Art of Chaptering (Kathryn Craft)
 
Confessions of a Slush Reader (Ferrett)
by way of James Van Pelt (aka jimvanpelt)
 
Before and After Being a Published Author (Denise Jaden aka denisejaden)
 
Nine Ways to Give a Better Reading (Brad Phillips)
 
Myths About Agents (Rachelle Gardner)
 
Regaining Perspective on Your WiP (Anna Staniszewski aka annastan)
 
Fiction can’t be as Strange as Truth (Tracy S. Morris aka writertracy)
 
Myth Busting (Rachelle Gardner)
 
Reality (Jennifer R. Hubbard aka writerjenn)


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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pgiunta
Mar. 19th, 2011 04:07 pm (UTC)
I enjoyed Denise Jaden's retrospective regarding the publication of her first novel six months ago. Many of her inner thoughts and experiences reflect my own.

It so happens that this morning, I posted a similar entry on my blog. My first novel, Testing the Prisoner, a paranormal mystery, debuted one year ago this week.

And looking back after a year, ohhh boy, what an education it was. In particular, how lousy I was at building a platform and promoting. I had to run hard and fast to catch up then repeatedly smack myself on my forehead yelling "stupid, stupid, stupid!"

But I'm OK now. Book two should benefit from my newbie blunders.
The platform is built and ever expanding. I think it supports my full weight now. :-)


Phil Giunta
Author, "Testing the Prisoner"
A paranormal tale of child abuse and redemption.

Available now at both independent & major book sellers including
Amazon.com & Barnesandnoble.com
A Firebringer Press Publication. http://www.firebringerpress.com
Visit my blog: http://pgiunta.livejournal.com/
jongibbs
Mar. 19th, 2011 07:00 pm (UTC)
It's a never-ending learning process isn't it? :)

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