July 17th, 2009

Interesting posts about writing - w/e July 17

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


Those Pesky Adverbs Again (Maryann Miller)

Who’s Driving This Thing Anyway?   [info]reneesweet


Picky, Picky, Picky  (Maryann Miller)


Great Tips for Writing (Natalie Duvall) 


Too Cool for School (and for the Book Store) – courtesy of[info]tinaconnolly


Writer’s Block [info]reneesweet


Book Marketing for Authors: The Author Questionnaire (Chris Webb) – courtesy of [info]aprilhenry


How I Got My Agent (Alice J. Wisler)


17 Reasons Why Book Manuscripts are Rejected (Laurie Pawlick-Kienlen)


7 Emails That Make Me Blink [info]serasempre 


Interview with Agent Mike Kabongo aka [info]onyxhawke  (Michael ventrella)


Promotional Emails: Dos and Don’ts (Elizabeth Bluernie)


Where can I send my stories? [info]nancyfulda


What Will Make Your Book a Bestseller? [info]peachette48


How to Boost Your Audience [info]ysabetwordsmith 


Slush Stats [info]jmeadows


Writing vs. Story Telling [info]karen_w_newton


How To Write a Novel Synopsis  (litagentguide)

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.