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Self-Promotion With Integrity
10 great writing posts from 2010. Worth a look.
Getting Published, Agents/Editors
5 writers talk about their book editors
Great article explaining why editors read with an eye out for reasons to stop reading
Craft & Technique
Can a first chapter be too exciting?
Self-editing: 10 ways to tighten your copy
Top 5 mistakes writers make when penning sex scenes–and a writing exercise to avoid making them
Anatomy of a scene revision
How to introduce your characters at the start of your novel
News & Trends
Don’t pave that cow path: Lonely Planet’s @gusbalbontin on agility in the digital age.
End Of Days For Bookstores? Not If They Can Help It, from NPR; great quotes from @booknerdnyc + @bookpassage
Websites & Blogging
Print vs blog writing — well-written article, & this is my blog find of the day
Marketing and Promotion
How Timothy Ferriss (@tferriss) hit the Amazon Bestseller List; practical tips for all writers
Guide To Orchestrating A MASSIVE New Media Tour
E-Books & E-Publishing
“Breaking the Poetry Code”(Poets need to rethink form, not force old forms into new channels.)
The One Thing About Social Media That Most People Don’t Think About
Guy Kawasaki reveals a sure way to get Facebook fans
Online Tools & Resources
Want to understand transmedia? Here’s seven people I turn to for smart insights and good conversation
@Broadcastr is “like Foursquare for storytellers”
The Writing Life
Countdown to December 31: Your Writing Expenses by C. Hope Clark
Laura Miller on why we love bad writing
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