Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 3/18/11)

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Best of the Best

Great edit tips -> The Delete Key: The Published Writer’s Best Friend
@inkyelbows

100 Things About a Novel
@AlexanderChee

Do 99-cent e-books attract the wrong kind of reader? Fascinating discussion with @zoewinters
@otherlisa)

Lessons on Self-Publishing Success from Amanda Hocking
@nickdaws

Craft + Technique

What is the most important moment in your story?
@storyfix

Too Much of a Good Thing: Overplotting Your Novel
@Writeitsideways

Head-hopping as seen by publishing pros

@elizabethscraig

Publishing News + Trends

Ebooks are making me recall the history of mass-market publishing
@mikeshatzkin

Interview with @MargaretAtwood about tech and writing + publishing: “No e-books without authors.”
@dbschlosser

Getting a read on the future of publishing (Globe and Mail)

@jafurtado

Richard Nash: There’s no future in making money solely from selling digital content
@jafurtado


Marketing + Promotion

Great article on sprucing up your Amazon page from @craftycmc
@thecreativepenn

How to Write a Press Release: A Mini-Tutorial
@JFBookman

Social Media

Great step-by-step guide to recording a video interview by @MichaelHyatt
@BubbleCow

When it comes to building your social media presence, there’s no such thing as too early
@NathanBransford

Twitter

Best way to get a literary agent’s attention on Twitter – @AlexisGrant advice
@inkyelbows

A no-nonsense guide to sharing and promoting content on Twitter
@MackCollier

Using Twitter to get a book deal by @leeaharris
@TheFutureBook


Self-Publishing + E-Publishing

Top 4 Book Formatting Mistakes to Avoid
@JFbookman

Making eBook Conversion Decisions
@JFbookman

Authors, be careful not to overpay for POD services
@dirtywhitecandy


The Writing Life + Fun Stuff

Scalzi’s e-publishing Bingo card captures most talking points in the debate.
@dbschlosser

Why panel sessions suck (and how to fix them)

@andrewsavikas


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3 thoughts on “Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 3/18/11)

  1. Stephan Waldscheidt

    Although I follow you on Twitter, I am very grateful for these posts. You fulfill what I, as a reader, look for in a writer: You do a good job and I enjoy your work. That’s what I, as a writer, am trying to do with my books and blog posts, that’s how you build an audience.
    Thanks again.
    Steph

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