Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 4/8/11)

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.

Best of the Best

What Grabs Readers versus What Keeps Them

Thinking of self-e-publishing? 3 questions to ask first

Elements of a Successful Fiction Platform

Getting Published + Agents/Editors

The signs of a good independent editor

Craft + Technique

Subtext: The Most Critical Tool in the Storyteller’s Box

Description 911: Overexpressed Emotions

How Does Your Protagonist Change?

Download Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat beatsheet & other tools here

Plotbot Streamlines Scriptwriting


Publishing News + Trends

Agents and other publishing old-timers weigh up @amanda_hocking’s book deal

It’s official: putting books in stores is a subsidiary right

“It will be hard to find a public library 15 years from now.” New post from @MikeShatzkin

Marketing + Promotion

10 Buzz-Building Secrets Every Writer Should Know

Potential tool for low-budget book trailer videos? Created this video on my iPad just now in 12 minutes


Self-Publishing + E-Publishing

How to Double Your Entry-Level Self-Publishing Learning Curve In About an Hour

Ebook Formatting with Ebookit, Book Baby, & Publish Green (updated)

Print on Demand: CreateSpace or Lightning Source? Is there a 3rd choice?

Writing Life + Fun

How One Radio Reporter Ditched His Equipment for an iPhone 4 [has lots of interesting ideas]

The Periodic Table of Storytelling [very cool/fun]


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