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Interesting posts about writing - w/e July 3

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



How to make a book trailer (Darcy Pattison)courtesy of [info]aprilhenry


Keeping it Professional – Again  [info]reudaly


Elsevier Won’t Pay For Praise (Scott Jaschik) – courtesy of [info]aprilhenry


An author’s view of electronic publishing  (Peadar Ó Guilín) - courtesy of [info]bondo_ba 

Self-Editing One Step at a Time: Charting the Novel Story Arc (Patricia Stoltey)

A Bookscanner Darkly (Joshua Bilmes) – courtesy of [info]jimhines

Why having an agent is a good thing (Mollie Glick)


Shameless self-promotion, community spirit and entertaining my ass [info]marshallpayne1


For a most excellent book trailer created by the multi-talented [info]m_stiefvater


Stumbling Blocks (Helen Ginger)


An Editor’s Perpective on Rejection [info]the_flea_king 


Good Advice About Bad Advice [info]bosleygravel


Top Ten Ways To Fight Writer’s Block [info]stephanieburgis


Slush Stats [info]jmeadows


Freaky—does gmail see the contents of your emails? [info]alaneer


Odd narrative forms  [info]marshallpayne1


On writing motivation [info]the_flea_king


Hassett vs. Hasselbeck: What a Plaigiarism Lawsuit Reveals About Writers’ Fear of Theft (Victoria Strauss)


[Online Self-Promotion] (Jia Gayles)  - courtesy of [info]nephele


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

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