Sunday, June 30, 2013


By Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig
by Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig
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5 Reasons Why Amazon's Kindle Worlds Is Great For Writers: @Harrison314
The challenges trad pubs face and their silence while dealing with them: @barryeisler @molbarton @Porter_Anderson
Tips for Creating Multi-Dimensional Characters: @WritingCozies
Trains in crime fiction: @mkinberg
Financing Fan Fiction: @eoinpurcell @Porter_Anderson
The changing world of literary criticism-- @Porter_Anderson @silvermanjacob 4 Fiction Felonies that Make Your Plot Unbelievable: @MarcyKennedy
Letting go of scarcity thinking: @rachellegardner
Tips for finding an agent: @yeomanis @writeitsideways
Writing romantic relationships--the disoriented/disorganized attachment style: @FaeRowen
Character Archetypes 101: The Lover: @jeanniecampbell
What Wordbirthing & Name-Nicking Can Do for Fiction: @Jan_Ohara
Novel length and novel size: @VeronicaSicoe
Trusting Your Own Work: @stdennard
Do Not Exhaust the Reader: @katieganshert
12 Ways to Revitalize Your Social Media Presence: @katielance @12Most
Dealing with Mental Exhaustion: @Author_DFarland
Self-Publishing: It's Not for Everyone: @ava_jae
The Shape of a Story: @tabithaolson
Drive the Flaw to the Surface for Great Fiction: @kristenlambtx
A query's revision and critique: @YAStands
1 writer's year of writing faster: @blurbisaverb @SarahPinneo
ISBN Advice for Self-Published Authors: @galleycat
Why Every Freelancer Should Get Screwed Over Once (But Never Again): @nickdaws @DaleyJFrancis
How Young is a Young Adult? @amazingstories0
Writing a Page-Turner: @shalvatzis
3 Things To Know Before You Publish: @diymfa
The iceberg approach to demonstrating character: @LaurelGarver
5 Things Indie Authors Do Very Well: @IndieReader @alisonbav
Specific Genre Structures: Comedy: @cockeyedcaravan
13 blog post blunders to avoid: @writerplatform
Why Fiction Writers Should Read Poetry: @lucasallenhunt
Tips for running a book contest: @nickthacker
10 Ways to Bring New Life to Old Blog Posts: @patflynn
The fantastical during the golden age of children's lit: @nytimes
Nonfiction--Why a Competitive Analysis Improves Your Book's Chances of Success: @ninaamir
What's your excuse? @cjlyonswriter
How to add a Facebook badge to your blog's sidebar:
How To Do Your Own eBook Distribution: @NewShelvesBooks
Telling It Like It Is With Our Writing: @nytimes
21 Platform Building Insights from Authors and Experts Who Excel at It: @writerplatform
20 Inspirational Apps and Online Resources For Writers: @lifehackorg
Anatomy Of A Successful Kickstarter Campaign (And What You Should Know Before Launching Yours): @tomsbiketrip
How to Sell to Libraries: @BookMarketer
Traumatizing Your Characters: Factors That Determine "Severity" of the Trauma: @finesarah
Tips for deepening character: @candygourlay @cliffmcnish
7 Weekly Steps to Becoming an Organized Writer: @KelseyBrowning
Getting Readers to Fill In Your Character's Blanks: @dirtywhitecandy @kmweiland
Thoughts on Creative Adaptations--challenges, risks, reasons to attempt one: @denisedesigns
The Sensitive, Passionate Story: @livewritethrive
The Surprising Benefits of a Creative Rivalry: @Psych_Writer
Embrace Creative Collaboration: @denisedesigns
Why Your Library May Not Have the E-Book You Want:
100+ Websites That Pay Writers: @ticewrites
Getting your work ready for self-pubbing--1 writer's tips: @authopublisher
Blog tours and how to screw them up: and @EmilyMah
Business of Screenwriting: 'Rocky' The Perfect Movie: @scriptmag
What You Need to Know about Book Piracy: @passivevoiceblg
The Age of the Empowered Writer: @SusanKayeQuinn
Getting pecked to death: Are critique groups worth it?
To be great, strive to be ordinary: @esimsauthor
11 Compound Word Errors to Avoid: @copyblogger
Cultivate Reader Interest Through Unexpected Emotions: @angelaackerman @donmaass
7 Secrets to Writing Persuasive Back Cover Sales Copy: @caseydemchak @jfbookman
Art vs. Entertainment / Criticism vs. Reviewing: @Porter_Anderson
7 kinds of kisses to recognize in romance: @jennifershirk
3 Things Writers Can Learn from the Beat Generation: @joebunting
7 Things Readers Notice When Picking Up A Book:
What Are the Real Costs of Self-Publishing? Wrong Question: @JWManus @PassiveVoiceBlg
Checklist infographic to improve your Facebook fan page: @askkim
10 Immutable Laws for the Literary Agent: @wendylawton
The Many Definitions of Plot: @ingridsundberg
Vampires in film--the undead will live forever: @EconCulture
Songwriting--horror themes in heavy metal music: @BubblewsBlog
Influences: How to Control Yours: @emilywenstrom
Ebook formatting: Tag and Restore Italics in Word: @JWManus
Should authors read their own reviews? @rachellegardner
5 Stages of Editorial Letters: @cafecliche
Think Like a Bookseller--On Turns, and Returns: @literaticat
10 Ways to Evaluate Fiction Markets: @wickerkat
Rules of grammar? Writers need good judgment...the rules are only guidelines: @GrammarGirl
How winning a literary prize can change your life:
How to Set Up a Free Blog (A Blogging Beginner's Guide): @FreelanceSW
Mystery vs. Suspense: The 8 Keys: @IndelibleWriter @watched1
Plot points for fantasies: @ThereDraftAgain @EMCastellan
Leading Readers By the Hand: Navigating Ebooks: @jwmanus
Writing Fiction: Bring Your Characters To Life: @thecreativepenn @dirtywhitecandy
Saying no to an editor: @fictionnotes
When Agents Wave the Red Flag: @MissDahlELama
The Benefits of a Standing Desk: @liakeyes
Time, insecurity and other woes: @matty_gibbon
Dealing With Bad Reviews: @colbymarshall
The Limits of Marketing: When Does Manipulation Go Too Far? @dearauthor
After readers have figured out the whodunit in crime fic, is there still incentive to keep reading? @mkinberg
Writing Time: A Guilty Pleasure or a Necessity? @jodyhedlund
The Many Bromances of Neil Gaiman: @tordotcom @RyancBritt
Your book's cover is its own best salesperson: @GLeeBurgett
Cutting subplots: @plotwhisperer
Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book:
Tips for growing your blog readership: @juliegray
PR and Marketing for Self-Publishing: Dos and Don'ts: @BookSparksPR
Querying In the Digital Age: With Information Comes Power: @carlywatters
10 Benefits of Reading: @lifehackorg
6 tips for your own stay-at-home writing retreat: @beth_barany
What are the odds of success in the writing business? @kristenlambtx
7 Steps to Proofreading Like a Pro: @problogger
Where to find cover artists: @woodwardkaren
Publishers Should Empower Authors to Sell Their Own E-books: @nathanbransford

Self-pubbed authors change their covers for better sales: @MsBessieBell @ByRozMorris @Porter_Anderson
12 Compelling Reasons Writers Should Blog: @12most
Crime Scenes: The Dos And Don'ts: @LeeLofland
Deconstructing Horror: Shaky Hands (the Homemade Hand-Held Camera Look): @amazingstories0
Game Writing--The Decline of Survival-Horror and Why it Needs Saving: @ausgamers
Being Creative While Avoiding Outsider Status: @PatrickRwrites
1 writer's greatest fear: @karenzach @billycoffey
The snowflake method as a brainstorming technique: @glencstrathy
4 Tips For Dealing With Difficult People on Social Media: @BadRedheadMedia @loriculwell
Trust Your Process: @SmackDabBlog
7 reasons you might need an agent: @ninaamir
9 facts about life that 1 writer has learned from writing about death: @danasitar
Pitching To Understaffed Media:
Those "Toxic" Ebook Royalties: @Harkaway @DeFiore @Porter_Anderson