Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 28th, 2014



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

Why “Write What You Know” Is Bad Advice (Daniel Hope)
http://litreactor.com/columns/write-what-you-like-why-write-what-you-know-is-bad-advice

Word Count Confusion (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/word-count-confusion

Social Media Part 2 (or Discoverability Part 10 continued) (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2014/02/26/the-business-rusch-social-media-part-2-or-discoverability-part-10-continued/

Questions to Ask Your Prospective Literary Agent (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2014/02/questions-to-ask-your-prospective.html

Measures of Success (Barbara O'Neal)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/26/measures-of-success/

All in a Day’s Work (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/all-in-a-days-work

Why An Agent May Not Submit Widely (Mary Kole)
http://kidlit.com/2014/02/24/why-an-agent-may-not-submit-widely/

3 flaws in your query that shout “beginner” (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/3-flaws-in-your-writing-that-shout-beginner/

The Bermuda Triangle of Storytelling (Larry Brooks)
http://storyfix.com/the-bermuda-triangle-of-storytelling

On Author Earnings and Author Yearnings (James Scott Bell)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/02/on-author-earnings-and-author-yearnings.html

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2013, 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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