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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.

 

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