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plug for upcoming Writer’s
Digest online classes:
- How to Write Your Life Story or Memoir (October 21) by Linda Joy Meyers. Includes a critique, plus a digital download of a how-to book on memoir.
Best of Best
10 typical questions from writers (that are really just fear in disguise)
How To Be A NY Times Best-Selling Author [podcast]
This Query Sucks (or how to fail and still succeed)
In case you ever have to fire your agent – here’s how
Craft & Technique
Great post from @p2p_editor about the importance of [character] goals as NaNoWriMo gets closer
Excellent tips–> Newbie writers: Watch out for these big writing no-no’s by @Georgia_McBride
The Only “How to Write” Lesson You’ll Ever Need
The WriteRunner offers pros & cons of three popular plot structure methods in prep for NaNoWriMo
5 Resources To Help You Plan Your NaNoWriMo Novel
Why I do the one-sentence pitch before I ever write the novel
Is your book really finished?
Stop your lazy Googling–here’s some hardcore book researching advice from novelist Greg Rucka
News & Trends
What do writers make at different publishers? “Show Me the Money” survey
How Many Copies Do Novels Sell?
Who controls the ebook business?
[and what’s the sales volume so far?]
Futurist @nickbilton sees the destiny of media: storytelling [Q&A]
Platform Building, Self-Promotion
Author, Jody Hedlund: Are Book Signings Worth the Time & Effort?
Self-Publishing and E-Publishing
Social Media & Twitter
Self-Publishers and the Social Media Divide. Which side are you on?
Twitter Crushing Facebook’s Click-Through Rate: Report
[most important for authors here: understand how and where online content spreads]
Online Tools & Resources
Becoming A Fiction Writer » Writing websites and newsletters I can’t live without
5 Free Online Writing Courses for Freelancers
The Writing Life
10 Truths About the Modern Music Business
[wisdom here for writers, too]
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