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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e December 02, 2016



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



10 Self-Editing Tips (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2012/02/were-ready-for-revision-pre-flight-top.html

10 Minute Marketing (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/5056/10-minute-marketing/

How to Smartly Evaluate a Small Publisher (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/evaluate-small-publisher/

Email Marketing: 5 Things Authors Should NEVER Do (Anne R. Allen) [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
www.annerallen.com/email-marketing-5-things-authors-should-never-do/
(by way of Laurie Wallmark)

*Pinch* Are You Awake? (Anne Greenwood Brown)
www.writerunboxed.com/2016/11/30/pinch-are-you-awake/

How Agents and Publishers Decide (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/agents-publishers-decide/

8 Steps to Writing a Perfect Scene—Every Time (C. S. Lakin)
www.jerryjenkins.com/8-steps-writing-perfect-scene-every-time/

13 Things Mentally Strong Writers Don’t Do (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/11/28/13-things-mentally-strong-writers-dont-do/

The Most Important Aspect of Craft That Gets Almost Zero Airtime (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2016/11/the-most-important-aspect-of-craft-that-gets-almost-zero-airtime.html

Your Novel’s First Scene: How to Start Right (Paula Munier)
https://janefriedman.com/your-first-scene/

10 Things You’ll Find in Every Bestselling Book (Sarah Juckes)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/5154/10-things-youll-find-in-every-bestselling-book/

How to Identify Your Story’s Premise–and Its Most Important Part (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/how-to-identify-your-storys-premise/



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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