March 28th, 2014


Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 28th, 2014

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

The Ebook Market + Big Five Survival (Jane Friedman)

Book Proposals Mean Business (Mary Keeley)

Using foreign language in your story - the balancing act! (Juliette Wade)

Platform Isn’t Enough (Rachelle Gardner)

Must a Writer Go Hybrid for a Higher Income? (Elizabeth Spann Craig)

Why Poets Should Not Seek Literary Agents (Victoria Strauss)

Agent Braggadocio (Wendy Lawton)

Building Emotional Anticipation (Mary Kole)

7 Things I Learned from the World’s Best Marketers (Tiana Warner)

Creating Your Character’s Backstory (Heidi M. Thomas)

Who Are Literary Agents and Editors Anyway? (Kathryn Craft)

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2013, 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.