Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e January 27th 2017


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

Working as an Author and Illustrator Team Before Submission (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2010/06/14/working-as-an-author-and-illustrator-team-before-submission/
by way of Laurie Wallmark

The Data Divide (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2017/01/25/business-musings-the-data-divide/

Is a Lack of Action Really the Problem? (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/01/is-lack-of-action-really-problem.html

5 Things to Do Before Hiring a Freelance Editor (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/5-things-hiring-freelance-editor/

The Single Largest Problem of Most First Time Novels (Kristen Lamb)
https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/the-single-largest-problem-of-most-first-time-novels/

The Bottom-line Explanation of the Mass Failure of Authors (Larry Brooks)
www.storyfix.com/bottom-line-explanation-mass-failure-authors [Jon’s Pick of the Week]

Balancing Your Writing Life (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2017/01/23/balancing-your-writing-life/

Is Your Novel “Good Enough”? (Kathryn Craft)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/01/is-your-novel-good-enough/

6 Bits of Common Writing Advice You’re Misusing (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/misused-writing-advice/

Publishing’s Dirty Little Secret: The Rejections Never Stop (Michael Alvear)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/5331/rejections/

Strengthening Your Fiction The Ben Franklin Way (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/01/strengthening-your-fiction-the-ben-franklin-way.html



If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2016, 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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