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plug for upcoming online/interactive classes:
- Write a Dynamite Mystery or Thriller That Sells (includes a critique of your first page)
Best of Best
4 Post-Its to Stick Up Over Your Writing Desk
Outstanding commentary on author promotion from Betsy Lerner: Should I Tweet?
If you are an author, are you building a tribe or just hoping to win the lottery? (Seth Godin)
What makes a book publisher drool? Can you say “series”? by Alan Rinzler
Does a long wait equal rejection?
Acquiring An Agent After Self-Publishing
Why You Shouldn’t Write for Revenue Sharing Sites: Excellent, thought-provoking article
Craft & Technique
5 writing tips I learned from reading HARRY POTTER
10 Ways to Create a Plot Twist
Forget About Perfect Grammar and Just Write Well
Can you get away with multiple points of view?
How to Cut Your Novel Down to Size
Checking for Plot Holes: Does Your Story Add Up?
What Isn’t Said: Subtext in Dialogue
News & Trends
Smaller Presses, Bigger Authors: As large publishers increase expectations of midlist sellers, indie presses see influx
No better thinker/writer about digital impact on media than @cshirky (this time on paywalls)
How E-Books Will Save Big Publishing
Self-Publishing and E-Publishing
Literary Writers and Social Media (The Atlantic)
Marketing & Promotion
The Art Thief’s Guide to Creating Work That Sells
Blogs & Websites
Online Resources & Tools
15 Books for Creative Domination
@ElectricLit editor introduces Electric Publisher, the lit journal’s new app building service
The Writing Life + Fun Stuff
“Effing the Ineffable” (How do we express what cannot be said?)
Anonymous stories, written on found photographs
Nearly Christmas … here’s the only website you will need for writing gifts
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