Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 2nd, 2015



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

Writing the Cozy Mystery–Whodunit? (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/3390/writing-the-cozy-mystery-whodunit/

5 Things To Do Before Hiring a Freelance Editor (Rachelle Gardner)
www.rachellegardner.com/hiring-a-freelance-editor-2/

The 6 Most Common Marketing Mistakes Made by Authors (Jon Bard)
www.writerunboxed.com/2015/10/01/the-6-most-common-marketing-mistakes-made-by-authors/

9 Book Marketing Mistakes to Avoid (Abs Farah)
www.thewritelife.com/9-book-marketing-mistakes-to-avoid/

Interview with Chuck Sambuchino: The Keys to Publishing Success (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/interview-with-chuck-sambuchino/

Why Every Plot Needs A Ticking Clock (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/09/why-every-plot-needs-ticking-clock.html

How to Effectively Handle Time Shifts in Your Story (Lisa Lenard-Cook)
https://janefriedman.com/time-shifts/

Insights into the Dreaded First Page (Clare Langley-Hawthorne)
https://killzoneblog.com/2015/09/insights-into-the-dreaded-first-page.html

How Important is a Writer’s Social Media Presence? (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/how-important-is-a-writers-social-media-presence/

First Page Jitters… and a Model of Excellence (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/first-page-jitters-and-a-model-of-excellence


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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