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

Busted!—Edward Stewart Caught Telescoping POV (Kathryn Craft)

Vetting an Independent Editor (Victoria Strauss)

Headlines and Hooklines: Writing a Press Release (Ash Krafton)

When You Get Stuck (Elizabeth Spann Craig)

Are Agents Running Scared (Rachelle Gardner)

Empower Yourself - Power to the Writer (Jakob Drud aka jakobdrud)

The Real Beginning (Mary Kole)

This Post is For the Ones You Love (Rachelle Gardner)

Editors - What They Are & What They're Not (Nyki Blatcheley)

The Importance of Reversion Clauses in Book Contracts (Victoria Strauss)



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.



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mtlawson
May. 4th, 2012 11:35 am (UTC)
Jon, since you're not involved with gaming blogs, you might not be aware of the Newbie Blogger Initiative, started by a gaming blogger and is running throughout this month. The idea behind it is to support and encourage new bloggers in the gaming fields, but of course there's going to be some overlap into general blogging as well.

Here's the URL for the forums supporting it: http://nbihq.freeforums.org.
jongibbs
May. 4th, 2012 11:40 am (UTC)
Thanks, Mike :)
glynisj
May. 4th, 2012 11:43 am (UTC)
Headline and Hooklines was fantastic. I have never written a press release just because I wasn't sure what to say. Boy! I do now.
jongibbs
May. 4th, 2012 11:47 am (UTC)
Thanks, Glynis. If you have a minute, please let Ash know too :)
glynisj
May. 4th, 2012 11:51 am (UTC)
I certainly will. I've bookmarked the page and I intent on subscribing to the feed.
thegoosesquill.wordpress.com
May. 4th, 2012 04:08 pm (UTC)
You've got a good list here! I always find Victoria Strauss' posts informative and helpful. Love WriterBeware!
jongibbs
May. 4th, 2012 05:06 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Kerry :)
karen_w_newton
May. 5th, 2012 04:42 pm (UTC)
So many too choose from this week! I liked the vetting an editor one and the one on agents running scared but really this is an especially useful crop of posts.
jongibbs
May. 5th, 2012 05:25 pm (UTC)
Glad to hear it, Karen :)
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