Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 7/23/10)

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. Want to know about the best stuff I read each week? Click
here to subscribe to my shared items.

Quick
plug for upcoming Writer’s

Digest online classes:

  • 3 Essential Paths to Self-Publishing: where I teach you 3 frameworks for approaching self-publishing (including e-publishing at no cost to you), with plenty of time for questions.


Best of Best

Do you know the real reason not to use passive voice?
@p2p_editor

They Will Steal Your Idea. They Cannot Steal What Really Matters. (Resources, Execution, Passion.)
@mikecane

“This low-grade contempt then can be seen.. in passive-aggressive gestures like Tin House’s receipt policy.”
@jimhanas
@glecharles

Can a writer salvage early manuscripts?
@elizabethscraig

7 Social Marketing Strategy Mistakes That Cripple Your Reputation
@elizabethscraig

Getting Published, Agents/Editors

Treading The Commercial Tightrope – The Writer’s Problem
@BubbleCow

The Anatomy of a SHORT Synopsis
@chrstinef

Craft & Technique

5 Screenwriting Tips All Writers Can Learn From
@ChuckSambuchino

Fascinating metric to measure depth of characterization in writing. Apply to any 2 characters to gauge their value
@dbschlosser

What “Art of War” Can Teach Us About Plot & Characterization
@BrandyDolce

What Makes a Bad Guy Bad
@elizabethscraig

Publishing

News & Trends

Behold! The Top 10 Myths About Our E-book Future
@NathanBransford

Andrew Wylie and Odyssey Editions – and why it’s causing a storm in publishing
@selfpubreview

RT @jafurtado: United Artists Redux, by Michael Cairns (The potential of author collectives.)
@glecharles

“Amazon is a company that expects to win a market at all costs, even if means upsetting Wall Street.” @sarahw
@DigiBookWorld

Marketing,

Platform Building, Self-Promotion

Wow! great book marketing list by @thecreativepenn
@drmani

How To Be A Multi-Media Author & Stand Out From The Crowd
@BookBuzzr

Publicity Tips for Authors: Blog, Blog, Blog!
@galleycat

How to Boost your Income and Popularity by Giving Stuff Away
@elizabethscraig

Seth’s Blog: Self marketing might be the most important kind
@thewritermama

Websites
& Blogging

The Blogger’s Guide to Indirect Selling
@copyblogger

How Nonfiction Self-Publishers Can Become Keyword Naturals – with a little help from Google
@JFbookman


Social Media / Twitter

Forrester: If You Think Social Media Marketing is Worthless, You’re Doing it Wrong by Mike Melanson | ReadWriteWeb
@jafurtado

Top 10 ways authors can use Twitter to promote books

@publishingguru

Self-Publishing

Self-Publishing, Self-Promotion, and the Dunning-Kruger Effect
@elizabethscraig

3 Great Typeface Combinations You Can Use in Your Book
Helpful advice on a popular topic
@Rogercparker

E-Books and E-Publishing

How to publish your book on the iPad
@thecreativepenn

Four authors explain why they feel $1.99 is ideal eBook price; share your thoughts at @eBookNewser
@GalleyCat

The Writing Life
& Fun Stuff

What separates you from Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, and Gary Vaynerchuk?
@copyblogger

Shortcuts to Fame: 5 Tips for Writers
@Cafe_Nirvana

Other Link Roundups

Best links for writers–wk of 7/23
@4KidLit

Looking

for more?

  • Join

    our online community,

    kind of like Facebook for writers
    (5,200+ members and growing)

You might also like:

  • No Related Posts
CATEGORIES
Best of Twitter

About Ben Sobieck

Benjamin Sobieck is a Wattpad Star and 2016 Watty Award winner. He’s best known on Wattpad for Glass Eye: Confessions of a Fake Psychic Detective, the Watty Award–winning sequel Black Eye, and When the Black-Eyed Children Knock & Other Stories. Four of his titles have appeared on Wattpad Top 100 Hot Lists, all at the same time.

COMMENT

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.