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

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Quick
plug for online classes this month:


Best of Best

Is the Query System Dying?
@jodyhedlund

Are These Filter Words Weakening Your Fiction?
@writeitsideways

Getting Published, Agents/Editors

10 reasons your novel isn’t getting published
@chuckwendig

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

@Kid_Lit

Queries: How Much To Sell Yourself?
@Kid_Lit

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

How an endorsement can help land your book deal
@BubbleCow

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

Craft & Technique

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

Tips for high concept writing
@elizabethscraig

Three Ways Writers Evolve Over Time
@menwithpens

First Vs. Third: Point of View and Character Development
@elizabethscraig

Top 10 Storyfix posts of 2010. worth checking out.
@justinemusk

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


Publishing

News & Trends

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

Six e-Book Trends to Watch in 2011
@michaelhyatt

Self-Publishing and E-Publishing

The top ebook self-publishers
@teleread

Great set of resources for anyone considering self-publishing
@BubbleCow

Two self-published authors’ paths to commercial success
@victoriastrauss

Great articles for self-publishers from the past week
@JFbookman


Marketing & Promotion

How To Create A Podcast
@thecreativepenn

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


Social Media

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

100 Twitter Feeds That Will Improve Your Writing
@Quotes4Writers


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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!

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