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Here’s my selection of interesting (and sometimes amusing) posts about writing from the last week:  
 
Receiving critique
writerjenn   
 
Remedial publishing math [Why numbers don’t always tell the whole story]
jimhines  
 
Author Solutions CEO Wants to Talk To Writers’ Guilds (Victoria Strauss)  
 
How I found critiquers – part 3 [this post includes links to parts 1 and 2]
writerjenn
 

A Call to Protect Copyrights Answered (Patricia McLinn) 
courtesy of Carly Carson   
 
On Ebooks
ilona_andrews   
 
Antagonists Antagging
tltrent  
 
[Calling all MG & YA authors! KidLit is having a writing contest]
Courtesy of phoenixfirewolf   
 
The truth about personalizing query letters
amy34   
 
Ways to Trash Your Writing Career: Incorrect Definitions (Sue Lange)   
 
On consistency [Should characters evolve and grow through a story?]
mtlawson   
 
Around the World in 28 Books
aurillia  
 
Slow learner
chant_1   
 
Words of Wisdom From Kathleen Duey SCBWI Miami
shannonwh   
 
The Literary Agent: Who is that Person Behind the Curtain? (A.M.Boyle)   
 
[Author intrusion]
bogwitch64  

How putting my books on Kindle let me buy a new raincoat
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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mtlawson
Jan. 29th, 2010 11:12 am (UTC)
Wow! I made your list! Thanks!
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 11:17 am (UTC)
It was a great post :)
mtlawson
Jan. 29th, 2010 11:21 am (UTC)
Yeah, amazing what you can come up with while you're replacing a sump pump. ;-)

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jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:29 pm (UTC)
I plan to post about it tomorrow :)
ex_naomi_ja
Jan. 29th, 2010 11:30 am (UTC)
Caitlin Kittredge has a great post here about sustainability in your writing.

http://blackaire.livejournal.com/288188.html
bogwitch64
Jan. 29th, 2010 11:59 am (UTC)
Two weeks in a row? Woohoo! I'll be famous yet! ;)

It'll be another Friday of fantastic lunchtime reading. Thanks, Jon!
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:30 pm (UTC)
You're welcome :)
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:25 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Naomi. It was a good one :)
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jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:30 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. It was a good post :)
tracy_d74
Jan. 29th, 2010 02:27 pm (UTC)
Well done, as always.
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:31 pm (UTC)
Thanks. It's a lot easier to link to good posts than it is to write them :)
tracy_d74
Jan. 29th, 2010 04:40 pm (UTC)
You write great post. You are a great finder and great blog writer.
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 04:53 pm (UTC)
Well, thank you :)
a_r_williams
Jan. 29th, 2010 02:42 pm (UTC)
Just wanted to say these are really helpful. Great job!
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:32 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Aaron :)
kmarkhoover
Jan. 29th, 2010 02:50 pm (UTC)
Ilona's article was really enlightening, thank you. :)
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:33 pm (UTC)
You're welcome :)

I imagine the next few years should see some interesting developments in the world of publishing.
abennettstrong
Jan. 29th, 2010 03:47 pm (UTC)
You might want to check out Michael A. Burstein's (mabfanCrossing Genres</a>.
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 04:17 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Erin. The eternal genre debate rages on :)
abennettstrong
Jan. 29th, 2010 05:11 pm (UTC)
Ack! Lost the actual link in my post. I *knew* I should have hit Preview . . .

Crossing Genres on the Apex blog.
jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 05:19 pm (UTC)
I got to it via mabfan's journal :)
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jongibbs
Jan. 29th, 2010 08:26 pm (UTC)
You're welcome, Jenn :)
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