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.
Seth Godin explores people’s goals in publishing a book
6 tools to help you format your eBook; includes tools for ePub, Mobi & PDF files
What Is the ROI of a Conversation?
[business context, but applies to authors]
Getting Published + Agents/Editors
Author, Know Thy Self [knowing your genre]
What kind of advance can you expect?
Query letters – do you have personality?
Craft + Technique
10 Ways to Totally Screw Up Your Novel
10 Ways to Create a Plot Twist
The most critical storytelling skill
Does Your Story Have a Hook or Merely a Gimmick?
5 Fast Differences Between YA and MG
Publishing News + Trends
Bookish fits in between Amazon and Goodreads, to solve a “problem” that only exists for publishers, not readers.
Big Think on redefining the e-book experience
Marketing + Self-Promotion
Websites + Blogs
Editors, writers & producers are using reactions from fans to improve their storytelling methods
Self-Publishing + E-Publishing
Ooh, 2 of my favorite authors: @scottsigler guests on @jakonrath blog on self-publishing
Creating Amazon Kindle bestsellers
Tips to improve your Amazon sales page
@craftycmc talks to @thecreativepenn
Online Tools + Resources
Looking for some good online writing communities? Check out my FB page – lots of great ones!
Writing Life + Fun
“Famous authors tend to write only for 4 hrs during the morning.” Interesting study about productivity
Writers & Kitties
Writers talk about their lives before they “made it” – an inspiring blog
Stereotyping people by their favorite author
Can you teach creative writing?
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