Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 1/14/11)

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Best of Best

Is the Query System Dying?

Are These Filter Words Weakening Your Fiction?

Getting Published, Agents/Editors

10 reasons your novel isn’t getting published

How soon do you query another project (esp. for picture books)?


Queries: How Much To Sell Yourself?

Should you resurrect an abandoned novel or start a new one?

How an endorsement can help land your book deal

Are you too old or too remotely located to be published? Thought provoking post from @nicolamorgan

Craft & Technique

Your manuscript is worse than you think, but has way more potential than you think

Tips for high concept writing

Three Ways Writers Evolve Over Time

First Vs. Third: Point of View and Character Development

Top 10 Storyfix posts of 2010. worth checking out.

Editor @BrianKlems offers tips on when it is & isn’t ok to use the names of the deceased in fiction


News & Trends

The Agent’s Role in Today’s Digital Book World by @Kid_Lit

Six e-Book Trends to Watch in 2011

Self-Publishing and E-Publishing

The top ebook self-publishers

Great set of resources for anyone considering self-publishing

Two self-published authors’ paths to commercial success

Great articles for self-publishers from the past week

Marketing & Promotion

How To Create A Podcast

How publishers & authors can use Quora, the rapidly growing, question-based social network

Social Media

Read it and tweet: @sarahsalway’s top Twitter tips for authors

100 Twitter Feeds That Will Improve Your Writing


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One thought on “Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 1/14/11)

  1. Jill Kemerer

    I recognized Jody’s title in your Twitter post and had to stop by! Jody Hedlund’s blog is always full of great advice for writers. I’ve been a devoted follower for years!

    Can’t wait to check out a few other links here!