This Week in Favs….


Playing on the Zune: Welcome to England by Tori Amos

 


 
Social Media and Author Websites
  

Bloggers Beware: You CAN Get Sued for Using Pics on Your Blog – My Story by Roni Loren ß SUPER Important post! Please read!

 

5 Ways to Make Google Your “Assistant Publicist” by C.S. Lakin on Live Write Thrive

 

Reluctant to Join Social Media? by Angela Ackerman on The Bookshelf Muse

 

The Most Effective Book Advertising Tool Ever…And It’s Free by Jonathan Gunson on Bestseller Labs

 

Tech Notes – HootSuite for Twittering Self-Marketers by Rob Mahan

 

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On the Craft 

 

4 Ways to Improve Plot/Climax in Your Writing by Jeff Gerke on Writer’s Digest

 

The Moment that Makes or Breaks Your Story by Larry Brooks on Storyfix

 

22 Rules of Storytelling, Part Four by Tabitha Oslon

 

The #1 Secret of Great Writers on Write to Done

 

Internal Medicine: How Much Internalization is Too Much? on The Other Side of the Story with Janice Hardy

 

Put Your Readers in Your POV Character’s Skin, guest post by Margie Lawson, on the Writers in the Storm blog

 

From Newbie to Published: 12 Tips, guest post by Tiffany Allee on Jami Gold’s blog

 

The Saga of Davi Rhii – Keeping a Sequel Fresh, guest post by Bryan Thomas Schmidt on Dana’s Dragon Note

 

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Writerly Inspiration

 

Go Big or Go Home by C. Hope Clark

 

Teresa Frohock Throws Down the Gauntlet to Herself, guest post by Teresa Frohock on Staffer’s Book Review (check out the first chapter of Teresa’s new WIP, The Garden, here)

 

Are You Brave Enough to Take Responsibility for Your Actions? by Marcy Kennedy

 

What if Our Publishing Dreams Don’t Come True? by Julie Musil

 

47 Things You Should Never Apologize For by Pam Asberry on Sometimes It’s Cloudy, Sometimes It’s Clear

 

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On Editing, Critiquing, Querying, Publishing and more…

 

After the First Draft: Part 1 by Mooderino on Moody Writing

 

5 Mistakes Killing Self-Published Authors by Kristen Lamb 

 

How (Not) to Get Traditionally Published by Ava Jae

 

How to Publicize and Promote Your Book by Chuck Sambuchino on Writer Unboxed

 

How Self-Publishing has Helped All Writers – Welcome to the Revolution by Kristen Lamb

 

Five Lessons from a Book Tour Newbie, guest post by Suzanne Johnson on Jami Gold’s blog

 

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Other Round-Ups


Stina Lindenblatt’s Cool Links Friday

Roni Loren’s Fill-Me-In Friday

Elizabeth S. Craig’s Twitterific (compilation of all the writing links she’s shared this week – updated on Sundays)



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Photo By: Doug Wheller

 

 


 

Happy Reading and Writing, everyone!!!

Melinda

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