Jon Gibbs (jongibbs) wrote,
Jon Gibbs
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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)
https://killzoneblog.com/2018/04/dont-lose-your-head-over-point-of-view.html

Synopsis: Why All Writers Need One Even Though They Hate It (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/04/writing-synopsis/

Authenticity vs. Outline (Donald Maass)
www.writerunboxed.com/2018/05/02/authenticity-vs-outline/

When to submit to publishers without an agent (Nathan Bransford)
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/05/when-to-submit-to-publishers-without-an-agent

Contract Red Flag Alert: Perpetual License for Derivative Rights (Victoria Strauss)
https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2018/05/contract-red-flag-alert-perpetual.html

Publicity Mistakes that Ruin Book Launches (Clee McKenzie)
www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com

Everything writers need to know about pitching their book (Nathan Bransford) [Jon's Pick of the pack]
https://blog.nathanbransford.com/2018/05/everything-authors-need-to-know-about-pitching

What It Really Takes to Break Through with Your First Book Deal (Susan DeFreitas)
https://www.janefriedman.com/break-through-with-your-first-book-deal/

Where to Begin: The Search for the Inciting Incident (Peter Selgin)
https://www.janefriedman.com/inciting-incident/

Cocky-Blocked: How to Nuke Your Brand From Orbit (Kristen Lamb)
https://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/05/cocky-blocked-nuked-brand/



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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