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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e June 6th, 2014



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

Facebook Privacy Tips (Rachel Kent)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/facebook-privacy-tips/

Judging Short Fiction (Juliet Marillier)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/06/05/judging-short-fiction/

Bait-and-Switch for Self-Published Authors (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2014/06/bait-and-switch-for-self-published.html

Mixed Review? Why it’s All Good. (Theresa Walsh)
http://writerunboxed.com/2014/06/03/connecting-with-readers-and-not/

Show Don't Tell! So, show me what that means (P.J. Parrish)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/06/show-dont-tell-so-show-me-what-that.html

It's better to be a good storyteller than overly realistic (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2014/06/its-better-to-be-good-storyteller-than.html

Secrets to a Good Logline (Mary Kole)
http://kidlit.com/2014/06/02/secrets-to-a-good-logline/

14 Tips to Surviving Your Book Signing (Stina Lindenblatt)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2014/06/14-tips-to-surviving-your-book-signing.html

Pick up the Pace for a Real Page-Turner (Jodie Renner)
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2014/06/pick-up-pace-for-real-page-turner.html

Why the Amazon-Hachette Battle Matters (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/amazon-hachette-battle-matters/

Adjusting to a Summer Writing Schedule (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/2171/adjusting-summer-writing-schedule/

The Revise and Resubmit Shuffle (Jennifer Laughran)
http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-revise-and-resubmit-shuffle.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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