Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e May 23th, 2014



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)
http://community.scratchmag.net/book-advances-gender/

How Does a Print-Centric Publishing Culture Become Digital-First? [Smart Set] (Jane Friedman)
http://janefriedman.com/2014/05/22/print-centric/

Simple Things About Submitting: Platforms (Christopher Bowen)
www.everydayfiction.com/flashfictionblog/simple-things-about-submitting-platforms/

Patience Is the Operative Word (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/patience-operative-word/

Writer Support Groups: The Why and How (Stina Lindenblatt)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2014/05/writer-support-groups-why-and-how.html

Handling a Difficult Editorial Process (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/difficult-editorial/

Subtle Interiority (Mary Kole)
http://kidlit.com/2014/05/19/subtle-interiority/

All Hail Dilemmas: Why Your Characters Need to Make Tough Choices (Jan O'Hara)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/05/19/mckee-morsels-part-ii/

Silly Things Writers Panic Over (Nicole Singer)
http://nicole-singer.blogspot.com/2014/05/silly-things-writers-panic-over.html

Why Marketing Is Like Motherhood (James Scott Bell)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/05/why-marketing-is-like-motherhood.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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