Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Creating a School Visit Presentation (Anna Staniszewski aka annastan)
Should You Focus on Your Writing or Your Platform? (Jane Friedman)
Are Book Launch Parties Worth It? (Morgan Mandel)
How to Get Booksellers to Love You (And Sell Your Book) (Erin Haire)
How to Cut Thousands of Words Without Shedding a Tear (Rachelle Gardner)
The Top 5 Social Media Blunders You Shouldn't Make (Nathan Bransford)
The Publishing Landscape: Desert or Oasis (A. M. Boyle)
How School Librarians Create Summer Reading Lists (Sara Chessman)
Inside A Year Post Book Deal (Natalie Whipple)
Amazon Lets Authors Spy on Readers (Rob Eagar)
by way of Lois Winston
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.