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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 25th, 2015



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

5 New Ways to Choose Perfect Character Names (Rachael Ann Mare)
www.thewritelife.com/5-new-ways-to-choose-perfect-character-names/

Fool's Gold II: Why Indies Should Question Marketing “Rules” (Dario Ciriello)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/09/fools-gold-ii-why-indies-should.html

How To Scare Your Reader: 11 Tips From 11 Horror Writers
(Michael David Wilson)
https://litreactor.com/columns/how-to-scare-your-reader-11-tips-from-11-horror-writers

The Financial Realities Of The Writer’s Life (Chuck Wendig)
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/09/23/peaks-and-valleys-the-financial-realities-of-the-writers-life/

Beware of Byline Snatchers: How to Protect Your Freelance Writing Identity (Samantha Stauf)
www.thewritelife.com/how-to-protect-your-freelance-writing-identity/

Targeting Readers with a Traveling Show (Cara Lopez Lee)
www.bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2015/09/targeting-readers-with-traveling-show.html

12 Habits of Unhappy Authors (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/habits-of-unhappy-authors/

9 Writing and Grammar Rules Worth Breaking (Jade Phillips)
www.thewritelife.com/9-writing-and-grammar-rules-worth-breaking/

7 Things Every Query Letter Must Have (Patrick ?)
www.querytracker.blogspot.com/2015/09/7-things-every-query-letter-must-have.html

The Best Way to Sell Books: Follow This Marketing Rule (Jon Bard)
www.thewritelife.com/the-best-way-to-sell-books/

Little Writing Speed Bumps (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/09/little-writing-speed-bumps.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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