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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 18th, 2015



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

Don't be THAT Author Some Things I've Learned at Book Festivals (Alissa Grosso)  Jon’s Pick of the Week
www.yaoutsidethelines.blogspot.com/2015/09/dont-be-that-author-some-things-ive.html

Create a Compelling Book Title (Rachelle Gardner)
www.rachellegardner.com/create-a-compelling-book-title/

What Every Successful Novel Opening Must Do: Myth vs. Reality (Susan Defreitas)
https://litreactor.com/columns/what-every-successful-novel-opening-must-do

Anatomy of a Book Deal-a post by Jenny (Jenny Bent)
http://jennybent.blogspot.com/2015/09/anatomy-of-book-deal-post-by-jenny.html

Five Ways To Switch Off That Internal Editor (Ash Krafton)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/09/unleashing-your-creativity-five-ways-to.html

28 Parenting Blogs and Magazines That Pay Freelance Writers (Brianna Bell)
www.thewritelife.com/28-parenting-blogs-and-magazines-that-pay-writers/

Pain, The Brain, Why Rejection Hurts and What You Can Do About It (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/09/pain-brain-why-rejection-hurts-and-what.html

Back to Basics: Writing a Novel Synopsis (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/novel-synopsis/

The ONE Trait that Will Keep You From Getting Published (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/the-one-trait/

The Importance of Being Edited (Kim English)
http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-importance-of-being-edited.html

Standing Out (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/standing-out/

Why Used Bookshops Can Be a Writer’s Best Friend (Sophie Masson)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/09/14/used-bookshops-writers-best-friend/

How to Know if an Editor is Good (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/how-to-know-if-an-editor-is-good/

5 Twitter Mistakes Writers Make and How to Avoid Them (Annie Neugebauer)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/09/12/ask-annie-5-twitter-mistakes-writers-make-and-how-to-avoid-them/


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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