Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing - w/e August 2nd, 2013


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

Your best sales investment (Kathryn Craft)
bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2013/08/countdown-to-book-11-your-best-sales-investment.html

My Thoughts [on the ACX audiobook platform] (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/08/another-update-on-acx-and-my-thoughts.html

Answering questions about self-publishing. (Seanan McGuire aka seanan_mcguire)
http://seanan-mcguire.livejournal.com/523570.html

Dreams and Bestsellers (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
kriswrites.com/2013/07/31/the-business-rusch-dreams-and-bestsellers/

6 Things I Learned About "The Call" (Lydia Sharp)
lydiasharp.blogspot.com/2013/07/6-things-i-learned-about-call.html

How It Feels to Sell Your Book (Beth Cato aka celestialgldfsh) http://celestialgldfsh.livejournal.com/257431.html

Give Yourself a Promotion (Elaine Isaak)
www.ninc.com/blog/index.php/archives/give-yourself-a-promotion

Finding a Reputable Agent or Publisher (Carolyn Kaufman) querytracker.blogspot.com/2013/07/finding-reputable-agent-or-publisher.html

Contagious Positivity (Lydia Sharp) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
lydiasharp.blogspot.com/2013/07/contagious-positivity.html

The Shy Writer’s Cocktail Party Survival Guide (Anne Greenwood Brown)
writerunboxed.com/2013/07/28/the-shy-writers-cocktail-party-survival-guide/

How the Shyest Person You Know Found a Way to Talk in Front of People (Nova Ren Suma)
http://distraction99.com/2013/07/26/how-the-shyest-person-you-know-found-a-way-to-talk-in-front-of-people-a-great-mystery/
By way of Jennifer R. Hubbard (aka writerjenn)

The End of Discoverability and the Rise of Merit (James Scott Bell)
killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-end-of-discoverability-and-rise-of.html#.Ufup1m2cuW8


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