Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Gas in the trunk: why your conflict isn’t working (and how to fix it) (Hilary Smith)
Synopsis tip (Carmella Van Vleet)
When are you being selfish? Not when defending your writing! (Juliette Wade)
Writing to a Target Audience (Nancy Fulda aka nancyfulda)
The Biggest Mistake Writers Make and How to Avoid it (R. L. LaFevers) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
Using Personal Issues to Enhance Fiction (Carolyn Kaufman)
Dealing with Burn Out (Lillian Cohen-Moore)
Publication Process: Choices...Long? Short? (J. Kathleen Cheney aka j_cheney)
Beware What You Say! (Stina Lindenblatt)
All about Self-Publishing (Shelli R. Johannes)
The New World of Publishing: What Should Indie Publishers Be Called? (Dean Wesley Smith)
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.