Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Take the Money and Run: Kerry Jacobson, "Book Publicist" (Victoria Strauss)
The Art of Creating Memorable Villains Whatever Your Genre (Lisa Alber)
What FROZEN Teaches Us About Storytelling & Publishing (Stina Lindenblatt)
12 Keys to Connecting with Readers (Rachelle Gardner)
How To Break Up With Your First Draft (Christine J. Schmidt)
I Hate Nice (Mary Kole)
Eight Steps to an Agent, a Publisher, and a Two-Book Deal (Donna Galanti)
A ‘Logic Model’ for Author Success (Sharon Bially)
How to Think Like a Businessperson–Even If You Don’t Want to (Janet Kobobel Grant)
The Ten Worst Pieces of Writing Advice You Will Ever Hear (and Probably Already Have) (Susan DeFreitas)
The Complete Guide to Query Letters That Get Manuscript Requests (Jane Friedman)
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.