March 12th, 2010

Interesting posts about writing – w/e March 12 2010


Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week: 
  
 
In Defense of the Heming Way: A Look at Some Virtues of the Other Side (L. Jagi Lamplighter aka arhyalon) 
 
[Tips for setting up an online presence] by way of April Henry (aka aprilhenry) 
 
Ten Rules for Query Letters (Maggie Stiefvater aka m_stiefvater) 
 
Writer’s Dos and Don’ts (Alyce Wilson aka alycewilson)  
 
Trailer For Every Oscar-Winning Movie Ever Jon's Pick of the week
(courtesy of Live Journal’s bogwitch64)
 
 
On Growing Your Audience (Live Journal’s rowyn)  
 
Roman authors had a lot in common with today’s writers (April Henry aka aprilhenry) 
 
Call for query project queries [your query letter reviewed by a pro, for free]
(Jodi Meadows aka jmeadows
 
[Stan Lee makes his case to the Academy Awards for his long overdue Oscar Award in the Cameo Artist Category]
By way of John Platt aka plattcave 
 
Editors and other frightening monsters (Gustavo Bondoni aka bondo_ba)  
 
Ten Rules for Writing [Marshall Payne (aka marshallpayne1)’s slightly different take]  
 
Letters from the query wars (Jennifer Jackson aka arcaedia)

E-Book Sales Jump 176% in Flat Trade Year (Jim Milliot)


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.