Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 14th, 2014



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

The Eternal Duel: A History of Commas (Leah Dearborn)
http://litreactor.com/columns/the-eternal-deul-a-history-of-commas

3 Attributes for a Successful Writing Career (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/3-attributes-for-a-successful-writing-career/

Build a Platform for Your Book (Helen Ginger)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2014/03/build-platform-for-your-book.html

Samples (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
http://kriswrites.com/2014/03/12/the-business-rusch-samples-discoverability-part-12/

13 Ways to Sell More Books (Elaine Viets)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/03/13-ways-to-sell-more-books.html

Write the Whole Book Before Pitching? (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/write-the-whole-book/

Envy: a Lesson in What Not to Do (Keith Cronin)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/03/11/envy-a-lesson-in-what-not-to-do/

Are You Ready For Your Mystery Agent Date? (P. J. Parrish)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/03/are-you-ready-for-your-mystery-agent.html

Marketing Lessons My Grandfather Taught Me (James Scott Bell)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/03/marketing-lessons-my-grandfather-taught.html

Death Threats and the Death of the Book Review (Dean Fetzer)
http://litreactor.com/columns/death-threats-and-the-death-of-the-book-review



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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