Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Busted!—Leif Enger Caught Sparking His Sentences (Kathryn Craft)
To hell with It - most teen books contain some kind of profanity (April Henry aka aprilhenry)
Not A Real Survey (Kristine Katherine Rusch)
And It Was All A Dream… (Mary Kole)
Publishers Weekly Moves Into Self-Publishing (Victoria Strauss)
Manipulating the Feeling Conveyed by Character Names (Juliette Wade)
What Does a Publishing Contract Cover? (Rachelle Gardner)
Making the Most of Writers' Workshops (Stina Lindenblatt)
What Are the BEST Writers’ Conferences To Attend? (Chuck Sambuchino)
What Authors Seem to Forget About Marketing—Especially Those Who Dislike It (Jane Friedman)
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.