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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e January 30th 2015



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

The Hunt is On! How to Find an Agent (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2009/10/hunt-is-on.html

Do Contest Wins Boost Sales? (Maryann Miller)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2015/01/do-contest-wins-boost-sales.html

Red Ink In the Trenches: A Copyeditor’s Perspective (Dario Ciriello)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/01/red-ink-in-trenches-copyeditors.html

Your Inner Author Nagging (Mary Keeley)
http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/inner-author-nagging/

Is it Time to Quit Your Day Job? (Rachelle Gardner)
http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/quit-your-day-job/

How Are You Going To Succeed As a Writer? (Cathy Yardley)
http://storyfix.com/going-succeed-writer

Characters Who Care (Mary Kole)
http://kidlit.com/2015/01/26/characters-who-care/

Working With a Cover Designer: Time-Saving Techniques (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
http://elizabethspanncraig.com/2726/working-cover-designer-time-saving-techniques/

Why an Agent’s List is Never Full (Janet Kobobel Grant)
http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/is-an-agents-list-never-full/

How Not to Fumble Your Social Media Presence (James Scott Bell)   JON’S PICK OF THE WEEK
http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/2015/01/how-not-to-fumble-your-social-media.html

Two Red-Flag Sentences in Publishing Contracts (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/01/two-red-flag-sentences-in-publishing.html

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2014, 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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