Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs

Interesting blog posts about writing – June 15th 2018

Wisdom On the Web

Here’s my latest selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing:

Don’t Lose Your Head Over Point-of-View (James Scott Bell)

Synopsis: Why All Writers Need One Even Though They Hate It (Kristen Lamb)

Authenticity vs. Outline (Donald Maass)

When to submit to publishers without an agent (Nathan Bransford)

Contract Red Flag Alert: Perpetual License for Derivative Rights (Victoria Strauss)

Publicity Mistakes that Ruin Book Launches (Clee McKenzie)

Everything writers need to know about pitching their book (Nathan Bransford) [Jon's Pick of the pack]

What It Really Takes to Break Through with Your First Book Deal (Susan DeFreitas)

Where to Begin: The Search for the Inciting Incident (Peter Selgin)

Cocky-Blocked: How to Nuke Your Brand From Orbit (Kristen Lamb)

If you found these useful, you may also like my personal selection of the most interesting blog posts from 2017, and my previous 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.
Tags: #wisdomontheweb, #writing, useful links

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