Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 5/8/09)

Twitter, so you don’t have to. Visit every Friday for the week’s best Tweets. (If I missed a great Tweet, leave
it in the Comments.)

Best Tweet
10 Common Writing Mistakes @DanielLiterary


The Renegade Writer Blog » Connecting with Editors on Social Media” @meghnaK

@JeremiahTolbert with 5 lies writers believe about editors @Jay_Lake

A Meditation on Writing Life with Wallace, Pamuk, and Updike

Baring It All: Personal Essays Are Tough @stephauteri

@techreview weighs in on how to save media (must-read) @glecharles

Book promotion is more about creating relationships than saying buy my book, buy my book. And much more fun as well. @JohnKremer

Writing as an identity @NathanBransford

Anne Lamott is one of my favorite writers! Here’s her tips for writing authentically @quipsandtips

How your day job helps your writing + paradox of choice in plot + coincidence in plot

How do you pick which writing conference to attend? @Becky_Levine

A must watch for all writers sick of doing things for free. @iainbroome

Wonderful recap on the Google Book Settlement extension by Victoria Strauss. Lots of good links. 

Have a look: Free E-book! The Inspired Query Letter   @tumblemoose

Who Gives You Permission to Write? @MeghnaK

Steve Weber, author/publisher (@weberbooks) tells his experiences with Amazon, by @paulkbiba

Alan Rinzler has three more book proposal critiques up. Very useful for would be authors. @jmstro

The blog Novel Journey has a great interview with Donald Maass, literary agent and author of “The Fire in Fiction” @kmnickell

Independent UK: Has the tipping point finally arrived for digital publishing? @ColleenLindsay

Smashwords: Sramana Mitra Interview: How Authors Can Build their Personal Franchise @filedby

Free Smashwords Book Marketing Guide updated and expanded. Adds new tips for authors. @markcoker

“If publishing remains as firmly tethered to traditional media for its reviews/legitimacy, it will tip the wrong way.” @thebookmaven @RonHogan

What experience does your book provide? Marketing expert Sage Cohen’s advice @thewritermama

Top Ten Tips For Creating BUZZ With Facebook Events!! @MariSmith

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