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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e May 20th, 2016




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

Long-Term Thinking: The Non-Compete Clause (Contracts/Dealbreakers) (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2016/05/18/business-musings-long-term-thinking-the-non-compete-clause-contractsdealbreakers/

Six Habits of Prolific Writers (and How to Make Them Yours) (Riki Cleveland)
https://litreactor.com/columns/six-habits-of-prolific-writers-and-how-to-make-them-yours

Pitching at a Conference (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/pitching-at-a-conference/

Crotch-Punching The Creative Yeti (Chuck Wendig)
www.terribleminds.com/ramble/2016/05/17/crotch-punching-the-creative-yeti-exploding-more-writing-myths/

[Quiz: How to Get an Agent] How Did You Do? (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/how-did-you-do-2/

Building an Author Website on WordPress (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/using-wordpress-author-websites/

Focus on YA (Marie Lamba)
https://marielamba.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/agent-monday-focus-on-ya/

Starting an Email Newsletter (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/getting-started-email-list/

The Story Coach Who Came In From the Cold (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/05/the-story-coach-who-came-in-from-the-cold.html

It’s Time to Ditch Discoverability (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/05/its-time-to-ditch-discoverability.html

Don’t Hate the Query Letter: Master It (Annie Neugebauer)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/05/14/dont-hate-the-query-letter-master-it/



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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