Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

  • Mood:

Interesting posts about writing - w/e June 26

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


Writing A Synopsis Doesn’t Have To Kill You (Maryann Miller)


Gone With the Wind (Dani Greer)   If you only read one of these links, make it this one


Why New Novelists Are Kinda Old, Or, Hey, Publishing Is Slow (scalzifeed) (courtesy of Reannon)


The Lie That is Bookscan (Andrew Zack)


Measuring Progress (David H. Hendrickson)  (courtesy of musingaloud)


Seven Things I’ve Learned Now, In The Middle Of My Journey (Nancy Parish)


How do I decide how much work to (self) publish online? (the_flea_king)


Keeping it real(istic) (jl_johnson)


Final Verdict, Local RWA Meeting… (j_cheney)  AKA 'How to make sure people only attend one meeting'


Writing tips from Elmore Leonard (Maryann Miller)  I was a bit worried when I first saw Elmore's tip #7, because I mention a house with a patio in my first novel, but then I read the rule again .


Quips, Sticks and Linguis-Tics (peadarog)


Funny thing, this writing business (musingaloud)


Bring on the Angst, or Confidence: the B side (m_stiefvater)


Slush Stats (jmeadows)


Adverbs revisited (Maryann Miller)


The Value of our Work (Jennifer_Brozek)



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.


Tags: fiction, writing

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded