September 13th, 2013


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)

Writing and Loneliness (Nathan Bransford)

Ten Things to Help Defeat Writing Slumps (Lynn Viehl)

Pitching Your Projects (Rachelle Gardner)

Don't Kill Your Thrills With Premise Implausibility (James Scott Bell)

Rest in Peace A.C. Crispin, 1950-2013 [Whether or not they know it, writers owe this lady a huge debt of gratitude]

3 Writing Rules that Can Derail Your Story (Lisa Cron) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]

10 Things Writers Are Tired Of Hearing (BuzzFeed)

Business Is Personal: 5 Common Networking Mistakes (Jane Friedman)

5 Things About Book Publishing I Wish I Knew Then (Deborah Sharp)

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.