Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:
How to Tell If Your Story Idea Is Mediocre—And How to Improve It (Laurie Scheer) Jon’s Pick of the week
Between a Blog and a Hard News Cycle (Porter Anderson)
Query First? The Query as a Plotting Tool (Janice Hardy)
Getting Published: The Genre-Concept Connection (Larry Brooks)
Celebrate yourself (Kathleen McCleary)
Stop Social Media, I Want to Get Off! (Kerry Gans)
Bad Advice (Wendy Lawton)
What You Pay for When You Hire a PR Firm (Sharon Bially)
How Not to Register Copyright (Victoria Strauss)
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.