Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 13th, 2015

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

Pros and Cons of Indie Publishing (S.R.Johannes)

How to Self-Publish Children’s Books Successfully: Notes From the Trenches (Darcy Pattison)

James Scott Bell on Writing Smarter

Writing a Personalized Query Letter (Ash Krafton)

Manuscript Pitch Websites: Do Literary Agents Use Them? (Victoria Strauss)

How to Build a Compelling Novel Concept (Something With a Kicker!) (C.S.Lakin)

Why Aren't I Getting Requests (Kim English)

Five Asinine Things Writers Hate to Hear (Ed Sikov)

Let’s Talk About Me (Donald Maass)

The Business of Self-Publishing Children’s Picture Books: Two Literary Agents Weigh In (Sangeeta Mehta)

When a Writer Becomes a Target (Rachelle Gardner)

The Rules of Writing … or Not (Larry Brooks)

Five "Show Don't Tell" Danger Zones (Diana Hurwitz)

Why we write (in GIF form) (Nathan Bransford)

Use Attitude When Introducing Characters (Jodie Renner)

REAL TALK: $ix Figure Book Deal$ (Jennifer Laughran) Jon’s Pick of the Week

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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