Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e November 11, 2016



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

Soundbites vs Story: The Fear Factor (Lisa Cron)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/11/10/how-to-conquer-fear-the-real-story/

Should You Hire a Professional Editor? (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/hire-professional-editor/

The Right Angle (Mary Keeley)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/the-right-angle/

Dealing with Contradictory Feedback (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/dealing-contradictory-feeback/

How to Stay Focused on Writing (Even if You’re Easily Distracted) (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/how-to-stay-focused-on-writing/

Ten Obsessions that Murder Writing Careers (Gabino Iglesias)
https://litreactor.com/columns/ten-obsessions-that-murder-writing-careers

When Your One Year Plan Looks Nothing Like It Had On Your Five Year Plan Four Years Ago (Ash Krafton)
https://querytracker.blogspot.com/2016/11/when-your-one-year-plan-looks-nothing.html

7 Things to Remember When Giving (or Receiving) Feedback on a Manuscript (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2016/11/7-things-to-remember-when-giving-or.html

A Boring Edit (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2016/11/07/a-boring-edit/

Taking it to the Streets (Brandi Megan Granett)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/11/taking-it-to-the-streets-lessons-learned-from-creating-a-multi-author-event/

How to Set Achievable and Meaningful Goals (Nina Amir)
https://janefriedman.com/do-you-have-intention/



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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