Sunday, November 28, 2010



Here are writing links that I’ve posted to Twitter for the past week.

There are fewer this week because I went on tweetcation for the Thanksgiving holiday. :)

If you’re looking for a particular topic, just plug in your keyword into the search box at the top left-hand corner of the blog (on the black header right above my blog name…next to the Blogger symbol…the small search window is next to the magnifying glass) and the roundup with your subject will come up. To narrow your search down on the page, do a CTRL+F, type your subject, and hit enter.

How to Build a Real Network (Not a List of Strangers):

Finding the theme of your book:

How to Get Unstuck: Mind Shifts for the Freelance Writer:

Formatting for E-Readers:

A crime writer's top 10 crime locations (Guardian):

Agent pitching technique:

Subtexting in Dialogue:

Why so many people want a Kindle for Christmas (Telegraph):

Myst. Lov. Kitchen: Some Cranberries—for Drinking!

How to Nurture Your Creativity as a blogger:

The Most Dangerous Moment for an Author:

Christian Fiction and the Awkward Bookstore Dance:

Motivation to Write – How Writers Get and Stay Motivated:

Tips for writers to stay focused on writing while not abandoning other responsibilities: @swkehoe

NaNoWriMo Week 4 – Beginning of the End:

What Can Trade Book Publishers Learn from Comic Books about Branding?

The Knotty Problem of Quantum Gravity:

7 Common Causes and Proven Cures for Procrastination:

Letting Action Define Your Characters:

4 Types of Tweets: Don’t Yell Into the Wind--

Becoming An Indie Author: Is Success Based On Luck?

Practical Tips For The Nighttime Novelist:

List of dialogue tags:

7 Tips for Editing Your Way to the Best Story on the Planet:

Call me Ishmael… When to reveal your MC’s name if writing in first person:

10 Tips for Attending Writers Conferences:

Myst. Lov. Kitchen: Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar and Pecans from Cleo Coyle @CleoCoyle

The Making of a Novel: What Support Means to a Writer (Huff Post) :

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Published-Author Life:

How to write when you've got nothing to say:

Use Facebook and Twitter to Drive Crowds to Your Blog:

4 Reasons Why Best Sellers Get to Suck & You Don’t:

Writers--do you have impostor syndrome? @rebeccabehrens

How to build a character:

An agent on what *not* to do during the query process: @RedSofaLiterary

6 Ways to Cope With Writing Fears:

Acceptance and rejection--balance in the creative life:

Author Intrusion: How To Stay Invisible:

Your Query Submission Checklist: @RedSofaLiterary

3 ways to get the distance you need for rewriting:

Revising A Manuscript That’s Already Making the Rounds:

At the Core: The Premise and How it Ties it all Together:

Writing 'high concept':

23 Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger:

Six Tips for Getting the Most Out of Conferences:

Myst. Lov. Kitchen: RAGGEDY ANNE COOKIES @CleoCoyle

Authors, Social Media and the Allure of Magical Thinking:

Reference help--the reverse dictionary:

When Errors Are Found In Royalty Statements:

How high are the stakes? Building better conflict and dilemma into your book:

10 Ways to Find Inspiration for Your Next Post:

Inspiration: Even When You Don’t Want to Write:

Top Five Mistakes Authors Make in Proposals:

Preparing for hibernation--building a winter writing rhythm:

Handgun Tips for Writers:

Tips for introverts at writing conferences:

6 Ways to Shoot Yourself in the Foot: @victoriamixon

Why Creative Writers Need To Reveal Themselves In Their Work:

A plot twist too far – was Rick Deckard a replicant?

When Spell-check Fails: Proofreading and Your Manuscript:

Voice: Authenticity and Heart:

If you're serious about becoming a better writer--just sit down and write:

Facebook Messaging: Why Text and Email Aren’t Equal (Wall St. Journal) :

How to write 'hot':

Best Articles This Week for Writers 11/19/2010: @4kidlit

Supporting characters--recipes for conflict:

For crime writers--handling lengthy investigations in our fiction: @mkinberg