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Interesting blog posts about writing – w/e June 16th 2017


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

10 Ways to Make Your Submission Stand Out in the Slush Pile (Meg LaTorre-Snyder)

www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/10-ways-make-submission-stand-slush-pile

by way of Laurie Wallmark

Business Musings: A Small Post on Negotiation (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
www.kriswrites.com/2017/06/14/business-musings-a-small-post-on-negotiation/

10 Handy Conversation Starters for Introverted Writers (Lisa Rowan)

https://thewritelife.com/conversation-starters-for-introverted-writers/

5 Ways to Write a Perfect First Draft (or Nearly) (K.M. Weiland)

www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/perfect-first-draft/

How to Immediately Improve Your Query Letter’s Effectiveness (Jane Friedman)

https://janefriedman.com/improve-your-query-letter/

The Real Problem With Passive Voice in Fiction (Janice Hardy)

http://blog.janicehardy.com/2009/05/passive-aggression.html

Author Safety (Rachel Kent)

www.booksandsuch.com/blog/author-safety/

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.
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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.
Tags: #wisdomontheweb, #writing, useful links
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