Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 7/30/10)

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Best of Best


The first page of your novel = prime real estate

@kid_lit

On Melodrama and Distancing
@KimsCraftBlog

How To Revise and Resubmit [advice from an agent]
@yahighway

Kickstartup: $24,000 in 30 days, a room full of books in 60, & a new way of publishing in 90
@craigmod

What REALLY works in book marketing? Nothing, yet everything. Great overview of author’s responsibilities by @weegee
@JaneFriedman

The Tale of 3 Little Pigs Use Social Media
@bookbuzzr

Getting Published, Agents/Editors

Subjects to avoid when writing for magazines and literary journals
@elizabethscraig

From Podcast to Publishing Deal: Jeremy Robinson
@GalleyCat

The Rejecter Blog: Answers questions about submission and offers up advice on getting your query accepted
@KMWeiland

Craft & Technique

Is present tense the best choice for your novel? Some things to think about
@moonrat

What is writer’s voice?
@rachellegardner

The importance of silence–putting pauses in your dialogue
@elspethwrites

Publishing

News & Trends

It’s Not About eBooks; It’s About Amazon
@DigiBookWorld

Amazon-bashing has become a sport of choice. But can we really blame Amazon for publishing’s problems?
@victoriastrauss

Marketing,

Platform Building, Self-Promotion

5 Ways to Turn Helpfulness Into Marketing Greatness
@merylkevans

Boost your book sales with the magic of niche marketing
@thewritermama

The Immediate Benefits of Having a Newsletter & Why You Need One Now
@elizabethscraig

Websites
& Blogging

The Real Secret to Getting Tons of Blog Subscribers
@copyblogger


Social Media / Twitter

Writers: If you have ?s about marketing + social media, this is a great post to start with
@alexisgrant

E-Books and E-Publishing

Working Amazon: Some Strategies For Selling in E-retail Stores
@elizabethscraig

Liz Castro’s EPUB Straight to the Point | Revolutionary EPUB instruction from a master
@JFbookman

The Writing Life
& Fun Stuff

Five Best Book Recommendation Services
@jasonfitzpatric

“Drink What You Know” (Geoff Nicholson on drinking and writing)
@AdviceToWriters

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3 thoughts on “Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 7/30/10)

  1. Gale Martin

    Hi, Jane. This is a great service you are providing. I don’t know how you are able to keep up with a weekly tsunami of content, but it’s appreciated. I did want to mention that I read a lot of great craft tips (at)dirtywhitecandy on Twitter. Thanks again.

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