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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 4th, 2016



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

How Much Should Writers Pay To Be Published? (Chuck Wendig)
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2016/03/02/how-much-should-writers-pay-to-be-published/

Rethinking the Mentor (Donald Maass)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/03/02/rethinking-the-mentor/

Plot Elements Matter (Joe Moore)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/03/plot-elements-matter.html

Secrets to Writing a Captivating Ending (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/secrets-writing-captivating-ending/

A Successful Writer’s Many Roles (Kerry Gans)
https://authorchronicles.wordpress.com/2016/03/01/a-successful-writers-many-roles-how-to-have-it-all/

Dig Deeper for Ideas (Marie Lamba) 
https://marielamba.wordpress.com/2016/02/29/agent-monday-dig-deeper-for-ideas/

10 Tips on How To Find or Form the Critique Group of Your Dreams (Riki Cleveland)
https://litreactor.com/columns/10-tips-on-how-to-find-or-form-the-critique-group-of-your-dreams

Being a Stickler for Rhythm and Rhyme (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2016/02/29/being-a-stickler-for-rhythm-and-rhyme/

Bestselling Feet And Other Thoughts (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2016/03/02/business-musings-bestselling-feet-and-other-thoughts/

Top 10 Reasons to Publish Through Amazon (Diana Hurwitz)
http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com/2016/03/top-10-reasons-to-publish-through-amazon.html

Why Pay Authors for School Visits Anyway? (Caroline Starr Rose)
www.carolinestarrrose.com/why-pay-authors-for-school-visits-anyway/
by way of Donna Galanti

Behind the Scam: What Does It Take to Be a ‘Best-Selling Author’? $3 and 5 Minutes (Brent Underwood) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.observer.com/2016/02/behind-the-scam-what-does-it-takes-to-be-a-bestselling-author-3-and-5-minutes/


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.
Tags: useful links, wisdom on the web, writing
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