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Interesting posts about writing – w/e April 13th 2012

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

Dear Consumers Who Apparently Think the Current Drama Surrounding eBooks is Like a Football Game (John Scalzi)

Marketing 1 book with 1,662 Postcards (Caroline Rose) Returns (Victoria Strauss)

Biographical Information in a Query (Mary Kole)

Taming the Dreaded Synopsis (Jane Lebak)

10 Lies You Might Tell Yourself While Editing (Elizabeth Antonelli)

Ten Commandments for Editing Someone's Work (Nathan Bransford)

Five Ways to Fix a Boring Bio (Keith Cronin)

Being Subtle With Subtext (Stina Lindenblatt)

6 Reasons Authors Still Want Publishers (Rachelle Gardner)

What is right? (Patricia C. Wrede)
by way of Francesca Forrest (aka asakiyume)

How to Be an Indie Bookseller’s Dream (Emma Straub)
by way of April Henry (aka aprilhenry)

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.

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2011, and last week’s list.

Tags: fiction, useful links, wisdom on the web, writing

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