Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Traveling During the Holidays? Some Interesting Reading

blog10 Lately I’ve read some interesting articles online on a variety of writing-related topics. There have been some excellent posts by commenters on this blog, too—but I’m thinking many of my readers read your blogs, too! Maybe some of these sites will be less-familiar.

I’ve tweeted these—but I know there are many of you that aren’t on Twitter that might find some of these interesting reading.

Writing Technique and Content:

7 tips to nail that perfect title: http://ping.fm/QtlTc

Six elements to writing a good scene: http://tinyurl.com/yf46oyp

Top 7 Reasons Readers Stop Reading: http://tinyurl.com/ylbmywk

Make your characters' flaws work for you: http://tinyurl.com/yj6gzmq

5 Tips for Creating a Distinctive Character: http://tinyurl.com/yfwe7w7

Develop characters through dialogue: http://tinyurl.com/yfsp2gl

How to Kill a Character—And Avoid Hate Mail: http://bit.ly/4OkxkO

Technology and Tools:

Need Photos? Where To Find Free & Legal Stock Photos Online: http://tinyurl.com/lttcfp

20 online tools for writers: http://tinyurl.com/nw542r


7 Reasons Agents Stop Reading Your First Chapter : http://tinyurl.com/ybutk9o

An agent's 10 pieces of advice for a successful author/agent relationship: http://tinyurl.com/ybjarau

After You’re Published: Promoting and Money Management

9 Tips for Successful Author Readings: http://tinyurl.com/y8pe4f9

Practical and unique tips for book signings. http://bit.ly/15tZ2o

When authors shop at bookstores--should they resist checking the stock for their novel? http://tinyurl.com/yhbqg23

An agent discusses financial aspects of publishing: http://tinyurl.com/yhaol6t

50 Things Under $50 To Promote Your Book: http://bit.ly/3jpvuQ


100 Useful Links for ebook Lovers: http://tinyurl.com/yf9phzv

Help for writers with cluttered desks: Eleven Myths of Decluttering: http://tinyurl.com/yz75r8z