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Interesting posts about writing – w/e August 24th 2012

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

5 Reasons Why Your Opening Scene is Like a Blind Date (Marissa Graf)
by way of The Author Chronicles

The End of the Unprofessional Writer (Kristine Kathryn Rusch) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]

Dealing with Impatience (Rachelle Gardner)

The New World of Publishing: The Myths Are Still Strong (Dean Wesley Smith)

How Paperbacks Changed the Way We Buy Books (Nathan Bransford)

13 Simple Tips for a Better Blog (Rachelle Gardner)

Dramatic Tension in Your Story (Larry Brooks)

Should You Publish Your Memoir? (Sarah LaPolla)

The Dark Side of Author Activism (Victoria Strauss)

Hachette Tells Authors And Tor To Use DRM Because It Is Awesome Or Something
By way of Gregory Frost

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.

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.

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

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