September 13th, 2013

JonGibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 13th, 2013


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

Query Detox, Part 1 (Kieth Cronin)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/09/10/query-detox-part-1/

Writing and Loneliness (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2013/09/writing-and-loneliness.html

Ten Things to Help Defeat Writing Slumps (Lynn Viehl)
http://pbackwriter.blogspot.com/2013/09/anti-slump-ten.html

Pitching Your Projects (Rachelle Gardner)
www.rachellegardner.com/2013/09/pitching-your-projects/

Don't Kill Your Thrills With Premise Implausibility (James Scott Bell)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2013/09/dont-kill-your-thrills-with-premise.html

Rest in Peace A.C. Crispin, 1950-2013 [Whether or not they know it, writers owe this lady a huge debt of gratitude]
www.tor.com/blogs/2013/09/ac-crispin-obit

3 Writing Rules that Can Derail Your Story (Lisa Cron) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/09/12/a-cautionary-tale-3-writing-rules-that-can-derail-your-story/

10 Things Writers Are Tired Of Hearing (BuzzFeed)
www.buzzfeed.com/evalangston/10-things-writers-are-tired-of-hearing-elan

Business Is Personal: 5 Common Networking Mistakes (Jane Friedman)
http://janefriedman.com/2013/09/11/business-is-personal/

5 Things About Book Publishing I Wish I Knew Then (Deborah Sharp)
http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/09/5-things-about-book-publishing-i-wish-i.html


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.