Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e December 6th, 2013


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


“Self” Publishing: It Takes a Team (Elizabeth Weed) http://writerunboxed.com/2013/12/06/self-publishing-it-takes-a-team

Approaching Messy First Drafts (Elizabeth Spann Craig) http://elizabethspanncraig.com/1559/approaching-messy-first-drafts/

The Fierce Urgency of Now (Discoverability Part 3) (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2013/12/04/the-business-rusch-the-fierce-urgency-of-now-discoverability-part-3/

Imaginary Audience: 6 Tips on Envisioning Your Readership (Robbie Blair)
http://litreactor.com/columns/imaginary-audience-6-tips-on-envisioning-your-readership

We Have to Believe (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/we-have-to-believe/

Keeping a Professional Distance From our Book (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
http://elizabethspanncraig.com/4/keeping-a-professional-distance-from-our-book/

On Third-Party Queriers or "Agent-agents", and Sapsuckers (Jennifer Laughran)
http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2013/11/on-third-party-queriers-or-agent-agents.html

Don't Fall For Vanity Radio (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2013/11/dont-fall-for-vanity-radio.html

Readers Aren't Elephants (Kathryn Lilley)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2013/11/readers-arent-elephants.html

Pay Proper Attention to Your Bio (Jane Friedman)
http://writerunboxed.com/2013/11/25/pay-proper-attention-to-your-bio/

The hardest thing an agent does (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/the-hardest-thing-an-agent-does/



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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