Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e October 28, 2016

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

5 weak words you should avoid and what to use instead (Andrea Ayres)

What We Can Learn About Fiction from Cute Videos on Social Media (Heather Webb)

3 Things Your Traditional Publisher Is Unlikely to Do (Jane Friedman)

TKZ Classic: No, That’s NOT The Smell Of Cordite In The Air (John Ramsey Miller)

What To Do When Your Book Jumps the Shark (Leah Rhyne)

5 Ways to Restart Your Writing After a Break (Janice Hardy)

3 Reasons Your Manuscript Gets Rejected by Agents (Sierra Godfrey)

4 Things Real Authors Have That Amateurs Don’t (Jeff Goins)

What To Expect From An Agent (Mary Kole)

How to Sell Books: Get Offline and Meet Your Readers IRL (Emily Westrom)

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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