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Interesting posts about writing – w/e January 22 2010


With apologies for the delay, here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:   
 

Gobsmacked by the English Language
jl_johnson   

A misconception turned epiphany
bogwitch64  

 how to hook me with your author blog and make me follow you and buy your books with the devotion of a dachshund (Tribal Writer) 
courtesy of xjenavivex

Three random questions (Chip MacGregor) [about the writing business]
Courtesy of aprilhenry   

Starting the Discussion [about how writers talk about writing]
seanan_mcguire  

Interview with Denise Dietz (Patricia Stoltey) [includes Denise’s list of the top three mistakes made by beginning writers]   

Listing Publishing Credits in your Query (Anne R. Allen)  

Revising from a critique (Becky Levine)
Guest posting on writerjenn’s blog   

Is your story original?
jl_johnson  

Books on tables don’t come cheap [Jon’s pick of the week] aprilhenry   

Burn the Candle at Both Ends: Improve Strengths & Weaknesses
a_r_williams   

Learning Stories [Great advice from a successful author and ex-Asimov’s slush reader]
frostokovich  

Let’s talk about ego-defense
ann_leckie

Writing beats… (Jaine Fenn)  (aka maeve_the_red)

The Wall Street Journal looks at the death of the slush pile
aprilhenry 

 
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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