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Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e September 30, 2016





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

Learn How to Set Up the Potential for Change in Character Arcs (Usvaldo de Leon, Jr) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/learn-set-potential-change-character-in-arcs/

Pre-Writing (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/4877/pre-writing/

The Cooling Off Period: Handling Criticism Effectively (Mary Lindsey / Marissa Clarke)
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2016/09/the-cooling-off-period-handling.html

Money and the Writer (Barbara O'Neal)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/09/28/money-and-the-writer/

On Balance vs. Burn-Out (Bonnie Randall)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/09/on-balance-vs-burn-out.html

The End or the Beginning? (Michelle Ule)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/end-just-beginning/

How Do I Make My Familiar Premise Fresh? (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2016/09/26/how-do-i-make-my-familiar-premise-fresh/

Knowing When to Walk Away from a Publishing Deal (Susan Spann)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/09/26/knowing-when-to-walk-away-from-a-publishing-deal/

What Authors Need To Know About the Publishing Industry Today (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/09/what-authors-need-to-know-about-the-publishing-industry-today.html

Why Your Book Isn’t Selling (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/08/22/why-your-book-isnt-selling/
(by way of Laurie Wallmark)


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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