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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 12, 2016



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

Where Real Drama Comes From (Lisa Cron)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/02/11/where-real-drama-comes-from/

Author Earnings Report: Amazon’s Ebook, Print, and Audio Sales (Writer unknown)
www.authorearnings.com/report/february-2016-author-earnings-report/

Secondary Characters (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/the-power-of-a-secondary-character/

5 Common Problems With Beginnings (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/02/5-common-problems-with-beginnings.html

Sure, you can do your own thing, but not if you want to sell books (Kathryn Lilley)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/sure-you-can-do-your-own-thing-but-not-if-you-want-to-sell-booksyou-can-write-it-the-way-you-want-but-if-you-want-to-actually-sell-books.html

7 Steps to Writing Success (Marie Lamba)
https://marielamba.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/agent-monday-7-steps-to-writing-success/

Before You Pitch Literary Agents, Watch Out For This One Dangerous Trait (Aine Greaney)
www.thewritelife.com/before-you-pitch-literary-agents/

Are Paid Book Reviews Worth It? (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/paid-book-reviews/

The Most Important Moment in Your Story (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/the-most-important-moment-in-your-story.html

Ten Penalties All Writers Must Avoid (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/ten-penalties-all-writers-must-avoid.html


If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2015, 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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