August 21st, 2009

Interesting posts about writing – w/e August 21


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

 

Planning vs Pantsing [info]babarnett

Using music lyrics in your book? Be prepared to pay [info]aprilhenry

Book Trailers That Answer The Buy Questions (Lisa Gottfried)

Marvelous Marketeer: Molly O’Neill – courtesy of [info]wordsrmylife

Writing Popular [info]jimhines

Thoughts on Writing #35: Gimme a Break [info]seanan_mcguire

Ray Bradbury on Writing Persistently [info]a_r_williams

Getting Published [info]burger_eater

Craft: Workshop disease, or the ‘no style’ style [info]shalanna

free guide: “How to Write a Great Query Letter” by Noah Lukeman [info]avocadovpx

Free to enter Flash Fiction Contest $100 prize draw courtesy of [info]clarionj

[The guidelines don’t mention what rights the magazine wants, so you may want to clarify with them first.]


[Call for submissions to] The Mammoth Book of Best new Horror: Volume twenty-one courtesy of [info]aalford


Call for Submissions to Best Horror of the Year Volume Two [info]ellen_datlow
courtesy of [info]aalford

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.