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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 10th 2017



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

Pirates Beware: How to Prepare and Use a DMCA Takedown Notice (Susan Spann)
http://writersinthestormblog.com/2017/02/pirates-beware-how-to-prepare-and-use-a-dmca-takedown-notice/

How to Write a Book Proposal: A Guide for Nonfiction Writers (Mark Gottlieb)
https://thewritelife.com/how-to-write-a-book-proposal/

7 Ways to Handle a Freelance-Writing Client Who Won’t Pay Up (Ali Luke)
https://thewritelife.com/client-wont-pay/

5 Secrets to Writing Despite a Day Job (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/5-secrets-writing-despite-day-job/

Agent Prerequisites? (Wendy Lawton)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/agent-prerequisites/

A Simple Trick to a Stronger First Person Narrative (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2017/02/a-simple-trick-to-stronger-first-person.htm

Is Writing a Good Novel Something That Can Be Taught? (Larry Brooks)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/02/is-writing-a-good-novel-something-that-can-be-taught.html

How to Get Your Book Distributed: What Self-Published Authors Need to Know (Jane Friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/get-book-distributed-self-published-authors-need-know/

The Great Agent: Eight Lessons Learned (Mary Ann Rodman)
www.teachingauthors.com/2016/10/the-great-agent-hunt-nine-lessons.html
by way of Laurie Wallmark

Be the Encouragement (Jo Eberhardt)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/02/04/be-the-encouragement-you-want-to-see/



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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