I watch Twitter, so you don’t have to. Visit each Sunday
for the week’s best Tweets. If I missed a great Tweet, leave it in the Comments. Always
welcome your suggestions on improving this weekly feature.
Best of Best
Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket By Writing Only One Book
@EelKat [linking to Writer’s Digest]
Writers Need Social Media… and Social Media Needs Writers
I actually find writing process interesting…but not in a query letter.
You know what you’re writing about when you can summarize your story in 1-2 sentences (via @fictioncity)
Archives: Should I send a revision to agents looking at my work?
A thoughtful post on “What Do Agents REALLY Offer Writers?” from @JodyHedlund. Very valid points
Craft & Technique
Working through character & plot problems in your novel by @LKHamilton via @kimidreams
Excellent, succinct, multi-part series about how to begin a novel, by @anitanolan
Biggest mistake made by 1st-time memoir writers: Being too general, not enough of yourself in the story.
Publishing Biz, Trends, Future of Publishing
Why Writers Should Say No to Writer Mills and Yes to Free
Earning out an advance vs. profit for publishers via @moonrat
The publishing economics of a bestseller
Bold prediction: Joe Wikert thinks Amazon will exit Kindle business within 3 years
The Top 10 myths about e-books
Twitter, Blogs & Social Media
The importance of compelling copy for your website [the site should not be about you]
How to get a book deal, part 1: Print platform vs blog platform
How To Feature On The Most Influential Websites In The World – For Writers
Quick Note on Self-Publishing: Don’t Pay! via @scalzi
Automatically Format Your Book Professionally In Word
Marketing and Promotion
9 tips for successful author readings, from Alan Rinzler
The Writing Life
33 Rules of Persistence: Tips to Reach Your Goals
New research proves, once and for all, happy writers are lousy writers via @GOOD @Joelwillans
Linking to Writer’s Digest
7 Reasons Agents Stop Reading Your First Chapter – by @lkblackburne
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