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Oops. I knew there was something I was meant to do today.

 

 


With apologies for the delay, here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:

 


Don’t Use a “Laundry List”
(Maryann Miller)

 
Will Authors of the Future Need Publishers?
(Nathan Bransford)
– courtesy of [info]karen_w_newton

 
The first A-team
[info]dynastic_queen 


CRAFT: Mama’s Five Myths About Writing
[info]shalanna


Thoughts on Writing #36: Plotting Against You
[info]seanan_mcguire

 
Why Revisions are Like a Rowing Machine
[info]dawn_metcalf


Evolution of a Query Letter
[info]stillnotbored

 
Publish America’s Twittery
[info]jimhines

 
Links Spotlight: Genre Definitions
[info]a_r_williams

Slush Stats [info]jmeadows

 
What Agents Hate: Part II (Author 101 series)
(litagentguide)


Self-Editing One Step at a Time: Weeding Out Unnecessary Adjectives and Adverbs
(Patricia Stoltey
)

 
Letters from the query wars
[info]arcaedia

 
Self-Publishing Myths
[info]jimhines

 
Self-Editing One Step at a Time: Identifying and Eliminating Your Habit Words
(Patricia Stoltey)


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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jongibbs
Sep. 18th, 2009 02:57 pm (UTC)
Oops (again). I keep forgetting to check whether posts are locked.
kmarkhoover
Sep. 18th, 2009 02:46 pm (UTC)
I linked the Nathan Bransford article to the News page of my website, I thought it was interesting. :)

http://kennethmarkhoover.com
jongibbs
Sep. 18th, 2009 02:58 pm (UTC)
He has so much good stuff. I've signed up for his daily post email thingy :)
neonorne
Sep. 19th, 2009 06:24 pm (UTC)
Thanks for this list. I thought many of them were interesting and tried to say so on their sites.
jongibbs
Sep. 19th, 2009 06:25 pm (UTC)
You're welcome, and thanks for commenting :)
ext_208358
Sep. 27th, 2009 01:54 pm (UTC)
Thanks for linking to The Blood-Red Pencil
I just discovered your recent links to the self-editing posts on The Blood-Red Pencil and wanted to say thanks. Patricia
jongibbs
Sep. 27th, 2009 01:57 pm (UTC)
Re: Thanks for linking to The Blood-Red Pencil
It's my pleasure. You ladies consistently post great advice, all I do is try to share it :)
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