Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last weekabout writing from the last week:
Time Savers for Writers (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
The Dark Side Of The Publishing Industry: How To Avoid Scams (Rob Hart) Jon’s Pick of the Week
5 Common Reasons Agents Give for Rejecting Novels (And What They Really Mean) (Susan DeFreitas)
Your Self-Published Book Needs a Cover. Here’s How to Create It (Kristen Pope)
What Grabs Readers: The Inside Story (Lisa Cron)
The Basics of Point of View for Fiction Writers (Joseph Bates)
3 Qualities of Writers Who Finally Get ‘er Done (Jerry Jenkins)
Suspense: To Be Exciting,You Need To Be A Little Dull (P. J. Parrish)
What Not to Share (Wendy Lawton)
Help! Someone Is Publishing Your Idea! (Mary Kole)
Can You Promote a Book without Making Yourself Miserable? (Ed Cyzewski)
How to Use Twitter Polls–and Hearts (Janet Grant)
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.