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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e February 17th 2017


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

Red Flag Alert: Loiacono Literary Agency, Swetky Literary Agency, Warner Literary Group (Victoria Strauss) 
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2017/02/red-flag-alert-loiacono-literary-agency.html

9 Statistics Writers Should Know About Amazon (Jane friedman)
https://janefriedman.com/9-statistics-writers-know-amazon/

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say (Keith Cronin)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/02/14/if-you-dont-have-anything-nice-to-say/

You Vs. The Reader (Mary Kole)
www.kidlit.com/2017/02/13/you-vs-the-reader/

8 Ways to Troubleshoot a Scene–and 5 Ways Make It Fabulous (K. M. Weiland)
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/troubleshoot-a-scene/

Writing Conferences and Festivals (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
www.elizabethspanncraig.com/5460/writing-conferences-festivals/

What It Takes to Succeed in Publishing (Janet Kobobel Grant)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/what-it-takes-succeed-publishing/

Let it Bite, Then Start to Write (James Scott Bell)  [Jon’s Pick of the Week]
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/02/handling-the-agony-of-defeat.html

Query Tips (Chuck Sambuchino)
www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/pubtips-query
by way of Laurie Wallmark



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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