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Do you know the real reason not to use passive voice?
They Will Steal Your Idea. They Cannot Steal What Really Matters. (Resources, Execution, Passion.)
“This low-grade contempt then can be seen.. in passive-aggressive gestures like Tin House’s receipt policy.” @jimhanas
Can a writer salvage early manuscripts?
7 Social Marketing Strategy Mistakes That Cripple Your Reputation
The Anatomy of a SHORT Synopsis
Craft & Technique
5 Screenwriting Tips All Writers Can Learn From
What Makes a Bad Guy Bad
News & Trends
Behold! The Top 10 Myths About Our E-book Future
RT @jafurtado: United Artists Redux, by Michael Cairns (The potential of author collectives.)
Platform Building, Self-Promotion
Wow! great book marketing list by @thecreativepenn
How to Boost your Income and Popularity by Giving Stuff Away
Seth’s Blog: Self marketing might be the most important kind
The Blogger’s Guide to Indirect Selling
How Nonfiction Self-Publishers Can Become Keyword Naturals – with a little help from Google
Social Media / Twitter
Forrester: If You Think Social Media Marketing is Worthless, You’re Doing it Wrong by Mike Melanson | ReadWriteWeb
Top 10 ways authors can use Twitter to promote books
Self-Publishing, Self-Promotion, and the Dunning-Kruger Effect
3 Great Typeface Combinations You Can Use in Your Book –
Helpful advice on a popular topic
E-Books and E-Publishing
How to publish your book on the iPad
Four authors explain why they feel $1.99 is ideal eBook price; share your thoughts at @eBookNewser
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What separates you from Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, and Gary Vaynerchuk?
Shortcuts to Fame: 5 Tips for Writers
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