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Jon Gibbs
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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e March 31st 2017


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

The key to a good query letter: Summarizing through specificity (Nathan Bransford)
http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2017/03/the-key-to-good-query-letter.html

The Merit Of Pure Enjoyment (Natalie Whipple)
www.betweenfactandfiction.blogspot.com/2017/03/the-merit-of-pure-enjoyment.html

Your Social Media Persona (Rachelle Gardner)
www.booksandsuch.com/blog/social-media-persona/

How to Write Dialogue That Works (Jerry Jenkins)
www.jerryjenkins.com/write-dialogue-works/

Do You Need to Be Lucky to Get Published? (Janice Hardy)
http://blog.janicehardy.com/2010/07/golden-oldie-luck-be-lady.html

How to Spot, and Avoid, “Pay to Play” Publishing Contracts (Susan Spann)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/27/how-to-spot-and-avoid-pay-to-play-publishing-contracts/

The 7 Stages of Being a Writer (How Many Have You Experienced?)
(K. M. Weiland) [Jon’s Pick of the week]
www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/7-stages-writer-many-experienced/#

Patience over the Long, Long Haul (Tracy Hahn-Burkett)
www.writerunboxed.com/2017/03/26/patience-over-the-long-long-haul/

How to Fill the Gaps in Your Plot (James Scott Bell)
https://killzoneblog.com/2017/03/how-to-fill-the-gaps-in-your-plot.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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