Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Sexism, the current SFWA kerfuffle, and "lady authors." (Seanan McGuire aka seanan_mcguire)
How to Know You're a Writer (In GIF Form) (Nathan Bransford) Jon’s Pick of the Week
Good Help (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
How to Read More Blogs in Less Time (Rachelle Gardner)
The Map and the Trail (Donald Maass)
Don’t Listen to Your Peers (Bear Weiter)
What Should You Expect from a Freelance Editor? (Therese Walsh)
How to Serve and Swallow Criticism (Kristan Hoffman)
Success, Failure, and Caring: A Personal Note (Dean Wesley Smith)
5 Ways to Find the Right Freelance Book Editor (Stacy Ennis)
If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2012, 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.