July 12th, 2013

JonGibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e July 12th, 2013


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



6 Ways to Make Sure Your Reader’s Brain Syncs with Your Protagonist’s Brain (Lisa Cron) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/07/11/6-ways-to-make-sure-your-readers-brain-syncs-with-your-protagonists-brain/

Marketing and Publicity (Helen Ginger) 
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2013/07/marketing-and-publicity.html

Why Listen to Podcasts About Writing? (Andrea Mack) http://migwriters.blogspot.com/2013/07/why-listen-to-podcasts-about-writing.htmlhttp://migwriters.blogspot.com/2013/07/why-listen-to-podcasts-about-writing.html
http://migwriters.blogspot.com/2013/07/why-listen-to-podcasts-about-writing.html

How a Book Gets Its Cover: An Interview with Artist Ben Perini (Rosie Genova)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2013/07/how-book-gets-its-cover-interview-with.html

It’s Not “What.” It’s “How.” (Larry Brooks)
http://storyfix.com/its-not-what-its-how

You Can Never Predict Your Bad Reviews (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2013/07/you-can-never-predict-your-bad-reviews.html

Two Words Writers Should Avoid (Keith Cronin)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/07/09/two-words-writers-should-avoid

How to Sell More Books By Optimizing Your Book’s Metadata (Joanna Penn)


The Magical Midpoint Moment (James Scott Bell)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-magical-midpoint-moment.html#.UdrZ5U3D_IX

by way of Bart Palamaro

Before you Pitch (Natalie C. Parker aka nataliesee)



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2012, and last week’s list.

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.