Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e August 9th, 2013

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

Expanded Alert at Writer Beware: American Book Publishing/Alexis Press/All Classic Books/Atlantic National Books (Victoria Strauss)

Creating Characters That Live Outside the Story (Andrea Mack)

How to feel miserable as an artist (Keri Smith)
by way of Clint Harris (aka

Truths About Being a Hybrid Writer (Elizabeth Spann Craig)

You Just Got Rejected? Mazal Tov! (and the thrilling sequel: Watch Out for that Rewrite!) (Sarah Crysi Akhtar)

How (Not) to Talk to a Writer #6 (J. Kathleen Cheney aka

The Importance of Knowing Our Audience and Genre (Elizabeth Spann Craig)

Writing Is Magic (Kristan Hoffman)

Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: #1 (Dean Wesley Smith)

5 Reasons to Turn to Traditional Publishers Rather than Self-Publishing (Meg Waite Clayton)

Office politics (Jennifer R. Hubbard aka

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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