Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
Do Men Receive Bigger Book Advances Than Women? (Jane Friedman)
How Does a Print-Centric Publishing Culture Become Digital-First? [Smart Set] (Jane Friedman)
Simple Things About Submitting: Platforms (Christopher Bowen)
Patience Is the Operative Word (Mary Keeley)
Writer Support Groups: The Why and How (Stina Lindenblatt)
Handling a Difficult Editorial Process (Rachelle Gardner)
Subtle Interiority (Mary Kole)
All Hail Dilemmas: Why Your Characters Need to Make Tough Choices (Jan O'Hara)
Silly Things Writers Panic Over (Nicole Singer)
Why Marketing Is Like Motherhood (James Scott Bell)
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.