Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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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)
accrispin.blogspot.com/2013/08/expanded-alert-at-writer-beware.html

Creating Characters That Live Outside the Story (Andrea Mack)
http://migwriters.blogspot.com/2013/08/creating-characters-that-live-outside.html

How to feel miserable as an artist (Keri Smith)
http://www.kerismith.com/blog/how-to-feel-miserable-as-an-artist/
by way of Clint Harris (aka
wendigomountain)

Truths About Being a Hybrid Writer (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/08/truths-about-being-hybrid-writer.html

You Just Got Rejected? Mazal Tov! (and the thrilling sequel: Watch Out for that Rewrite!) (Sarah Crysi Akhtar)
www.everydayfiction.com/flashfictionblog/you-just-got-rejected-mazal-tov-and-the-thrilling-sequel-watch-out-for-that-rewrite/

How (Not) to Talk to a Writer #6 (J. Kathleen Cheney aka
j_cheney)
http://j-cheney.livejournal.com/583916.html

The Importance of Knowing Our Audience and Genre (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-importance-of-knowing-our-audience.html

Writing Is Magic (Kristan Hoffman)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/08/04/writing-is-magic/


Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: #1 (Dean Wesley Smith)
http://www.deanwesleysmith.com/?p=9718


5 Reasons to Turn to Traditional Publishers Rather than Self-Publishing (Meg Waite Clayton)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/08/03/5-reasons-to-turn-to-traditional-publishers-rather-than-self-publishing/

Office politics (Jennifer R. Hubbard aka
writerjenn)
http://writerjenn.livejournal.com/352120.html


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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