I watch Twitter, so you don’t have to. Visit each Friday or Saturday (or Sunday!)
for the week’s best Tweets. If I missed a great Tweet, leave it in the Comments. Always
welcome suggestions on improving this weekly feature.
Note: A bit shorter list this week, as I leave for vacation tomorrow—and next
week’s roundup might be a little later than usual.
Best of Best
7 Reasons Why Your Manuscript Got Rejected
Interesting post about the publishing industry — the
books that get published
If you’re not yet published, you cannot sell a novel based on a proposal.
It must be complete.
Good advice from an agent about what you should do before
Craft & Technique
To Rewrite or Not to Rewrite? That is the Flowchart.
A TON of novel writing advice from Crawford Kilian
Lawrence Block on writing: Just write: might not change
lives, but might get somebody through a bad time. Great story
20 rules for writing detective stories – S.S. Van
Dine, 1928. One of those “Oh yes of course” articles!
Publishing Biz, Trends, Future of Publishing
Why free ebooks should be part of the writing
plot by @doctorow Worry about obscurity, not piracy
Good article on marketing for writers
for weekly. Credit goes to @gregpincus
Great article from a writer looking to find out more about
How will the future of books impact marketing? Agent
Self-Publishing and E-Publishing
Financial Post: “Self-publishing becoming
an attractive business model”
Excellent post from publisher Michael Hyatt on how
to blog successfully
Twitter / Social Media
100 Useful Twitter Feeds for Book Lovers
100 Twitter feeds to help you sharpen your writing skills!
[Writer’s Digest makes the list]
The social media sites, rated for networking value by
Resources and Tools
ScreenJelly is quick & easy screencasting
for the masses. Check it out & think of the potential uses. (Thnx to @LaurieP)
Digital Tools for Writers
The Writing Life / Philosophical / Inspirational
Mark Charan Newton: “Some Interesting Things
I Never Knew About Being A #Writer”
For weekend: RT @kylejameson @lydiabreakfast
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