Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e August 14th 2015



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

What Traditional Publishing Says It Does Best (Kristine Katherine Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2015/08/12/business-musings-what-traditional-publishing-says-it-does-best/

Six Ways to Survive the Query Trenches (Riki Cleveland)
https://litreactor.com/columns/six-ways-to-survive-the-query-trenches

The Socially Awkward Writer (Sarah Callender)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/08/12/the-socially-awkward-writer/

Writing for Children (Diane Hurwitz)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2015/08/writing-for-children.html

How I Learned to Keep My Writing From the Editor’s Outbox (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/how-i-learned-to-keep-my-writing-from-the-editors-outbox/

Simple Promo Tip: Nailing Your Email Subject Line (Sharon Bially)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/08/10/simple-promo-tip-nailing-your-email-subject-line/

As Basic As Plotting Gets: The Three-Point Structure (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/08/as-basic-as-plotting-gets-three-point.html
11 Ways to Ask for Writing Advice (And 10 Major Mistakes to Avoid) (Kelly Gurnett)
www.thewritelife.com/11-ways-to-ask-for-writing-advice-and-10-major-mistakes-to-avoid/

What Readers Want in a Book (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/what-readers-want-book/

Which World Is Your Story Set In? (Nyki Blatchley)
http://nyki-blatchley.blogspot.com/2015/08/which-world-is-your-story-set-in_85.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.
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