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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 26th, 2016



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

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

28 Resources, Tools and Tips for Self-Publishing Your Next Book (Marisol Dahl)
www.thewritelife.com/28-resources-tools-and-tips-for-self-publishing/

Get Me Rewrite! 4 Tips to Start (Michelle Ule)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/get-me-rewrite

Your Ultimate Guide to Writing Contests (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/writing-contests/

A Former Book Publicist’s Advice to Traditionally Published Authors (Andrea Dunlop)
https://janefriedman.com/prepare-to-launch/

5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Query Letter (Kathryn Lilley) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/5-mistakes-that-will-kill-your-query-letter.html

How Much Will You Give Away? (Kathryn Craft) http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/02/how-much-will-you-give-away/

Let’s Address a Common Misunderstanding About Author Websites (Jane Friedman)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/02/22/author-websites/

Pinterest for Authors: A Beginner’s Guide (Kirsten Oliphant)
https://janefriedman.com/how-authors-can-use-pinterest/

A Kinder, Gentler Perspective on Story Structure (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/a-kinder-gentler-perspective-on-story-structure.html

Four Keys To Writing A Publishable Novel (Mark Alpert)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/02/four-keys-to-writing-a-publishable-novel.html

What is Your Character’s Driving Force? (Laurie Schnebly Campbell)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/02/the-driving-force/


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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