Best Tweets for Writers (week ending 10/22/10)

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5 situations where it’s better to tell than show in your fiction
@AdviceToWriters

The Top 5 Free eBooks for Fiction Writers
@Writeitsideways

How to Write a Novel in Three Days. Thought-provoking advice from a master fantasy author.
@nickdaws

Getting Published, Agents/Editors

Can you write a publishable first novel? 8 dos and don’ts to increase your chances
@Writeitsideways

The definition and challenges of the early reader and chapter book market
@Kid_Lit

Do you have a BUSINESS mindset for your writing career? Should you?
@RachelleGardner

Craft & Technique

9 (Arbitrary) Ways to Get Your Writing Rejected
@AdviceToWriters

Alexander McCall Smith on writing concisely. Overwritten prose takes away readers’ opportunity to imagine
@dbschlosser

“Little Fictions” within creative nonfiction
@KimsCraftBlog

6 Ways to Hook Your Readers from the Very First Line
@AdviceToWriters

An agent on some opening page tactics that fail
@elizabethscraig


Publishing

News & Trends

Is Beg, Borrow and Barter a Good Business Model? It Works for Cory Doctorow
@ereads

The real cost of free
@doctorow

Why book publishing needs Silicon Valley way by @mike_elgan
@jafurtado

The pyramid of literary respect
@RonHogan

Marketing,

Platform Building, Self-Promotion

The seven deadly book marketing mistakes authors make
@BookBuzzr

Research: what kinds of promotion sell books

@dbschlosser

8 Tips on Starting Your Own Grass-Roots Campaign For Your Book
@JFbookman

Promote Your Book on the Goodreads Network
@indieauthor

Self-Publishing and E-Publishing

9 tips for authors on writing and selling e-books
@dsawyer

Did Borders’ New Self-Publishing Tool Make Blogs Smarter or Books Dumber?
@fastcompany


Blogs & Websites

How to Turn Your WordPress Blog Into a Social Network
@BubbleCow


Social Media & Twitter

The Secret to Social Media Success–Slow & Steady Wins the Race
@elizabethscraig

“What we are ultimately trying to do is really connect with another person.” Great video by @ZeFrank
@DebbieStier


The Writing Life

Feeling Sad Makes Us More Creative
@AdviceToWriters



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  3. Anne R. Allen

    I came here to check out the must-reads and squee! I made the list myself with my 8 dos and don’ts for writing a publishable first novel. My third time! Thanks bunches to you and @WriteitSideways, whose tweet brought it to your attention.

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