Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e August 21st, 2015



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

Beware Social Media Snake Oil (Chris Syme)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/08/beware-social-media-snake-oil.html

Five Query Mistakes That Make You Look Like An Amateur (Ash Krafton)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/08/five-query-mistakes.html

6 Women Who Changed the Face of Publishing (Cath Murphy)
https://litreactor.com/columns/6-women-who-changed-the-face-of-publishing

Writing Your First Book: 5 Tasks to Focus on Besides Writing (Talya Tate Boerner)
www.thewritelife.com/writing-your-first-book/

Don’t Embarrass Yourself Online (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/dont-embarrass-yourself/

Case Study – The New Writer TRAP That Awaits The Unaware (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/case-study-the-new-writer-trap-that-awaits-the-unaware

An Ode to Middle Grade Authors (Raine Winters)
https://litreactor.com/columns/an-ode-to-middle-grade-authors

Tips For Being a Writer (Anne-Laure Thiéblemont)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/3266/tips-for-being-a-writer/

The Second Draft (Molly Best Tinsley)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/08/13/the-second-draft/

Writing Your Book’s Back-Cover Copy (Jessi Rita Hoffman)
https://janefriedman.com/2015/08/13/writing-back-cover-copy/



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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