Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 19th, 2016



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

Scream It Until Their Ears Bleed: Pay the [expletive] Writers (Chuck Wendig) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2016/02/18/scream-it-until-their-ears-bleed-pay-the-fucking-writers/

Part 5 [The First lot Point] (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/part-5-of-a-10-part-101-on-the-craft-of-writing-a-novel-that-works

Is it true you have to write what you know? (April Henry)
http://aprilhenry.livejournal.com/1153797.html

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

Sell-in, Sell-through, Earn-out, and Returns (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/sell-in-sell-through/

High Stakes Are Tricky (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2016/02/15/high-stakes-are-tricky

Great Book Promo Tips (Miriam Glassman)
https://marielamba.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/agent-monday-great-book-promo-tips/

A Trick That Will Tame Your Crazy Writing Stress (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/a-trick-that-can-tame-your-crazy-writing-stress.html

Termination Fees in Publishing Contracts: Why They're Not Just Bad for Authors (Victoria Strauss)
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2016/02/termination-fees-in-publishing.html

5 Famous Bestsellers That Were Rejected (And 50 More) (Michael David Wilson)
https://litreactor.com/columns/5-famous-bestsellers-that-were-rejected-and-50-more


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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