Sunday, November 7, 2010


Terry3_thumb[1]Here are writing links that I’ve posted to Twitter for the past week. 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.

Facebook: Personal vs. Professional:

Elements of a Scene:

Why Do eBooks Cost So Much? (A Publisher’s Perspective):

Blogging 101: How to Get Feed Subscribers:

How Do You Know When Your Book is Cooked?

So Your NaNoWriMo Novel Sucked--Why You Still Gained:

You Don't Get to Choose Whether You're a Writer:

The iPad for writers:

A tip for starting out our day--and our writing--with momentum:

Do novels need to be nice (vs. gritty?)

What your profile pic really says about you:

3 Novel-Writing Alternatives to NaNoWriMo:

Storyboarding on a shoestring--freebies for writers:

Writing the Story Premise:

The Skill of Critiquing Part One: Guidelines for Etiquette:

How To Create Believable Characters:

Why and how one writer decided to self-pub:

Myst. Lov. Kitchen: An Easy Take on a Classic—Chicken Pot Pie @CleoCoyle

One writer's pet peeves for writing:

Book Marketing and Book Publicity: Why a Book's Subtitle is So Important:

Taking Control of Your Twitter Log-in Info:

The #1 Reason Every Blogger Should Use Disqus:

Food, wine, and drink in our writing:

Character Planning: A Little About Backstories and Inner Demons:

How To Prep Yourself and Your Schedule For NaNoWriMo:

The Five Stages of Publishing:

Mystery Writer's Guide to Forensic Science - Poisons III:

How to write, produce and market an ebook:

Anatomy of a Best-Selling Novel–Structure Matters (Part One):

10 resources for writers: @Buddhapuss

Congrats to my friend Cleo on her pb release! Holiday Grind Pub Party: 3 fave @CleoCoyle Holiday #Recipes & Giveaway:

Steampunk Character Type: The Savant:

On writing across formats:

e-books 101:

5 Reasons Nonfiction Writers Need a Book Proposal:

One writer's NaNo tips:

7 rules of blogging (for writers):

No NaNo? No Problem: 5 Other Ways to Put 1667 Words-a-Day to Work:

5 Beliefs That Hinder Your Organizational Skills:

Could you give writing up? Are writers gluttons for punishment?

Alexa rank: What you need to know as a new blogger:

Communication Lessons Learned From The 2010 Midterm Elections:

Want to Write? First, Find Someone Who Cares:

Best tweets for writers (wk ending 10-29):

Myst. Lov. Kitchen: Christmas Cookie Contest! @CleoCoyle

WhenYou Have an Offer From a Publisher...But You Don't Have an Agent:

30 Days to a Stronger Scene:

Writing For Publication-101:

Creating word pictures for your readers:

10 Resources and Tips for Character Creation: @Buddhapuss

Tips for pacing your novel:

What Motivates Your Character?

3 Mistakes Writers Make in the Quest for Publication: @jodyhedlund

A Whale, A Gun And A Doll House: A Writer’s Reading Diet And Why It Is Crucial To Stray:

Overcoming Resistance (A.K.A. Fear): @ultraswan

Three Elements Every Novel Needs:

Free rhyming dictionary online:

Tips for bringing your story back from the dead:

Improper use of emotion words in fiction writing:

5 Techniques for Managing Group Critiques:

Juxtaposition: The Power of the Unexpected in Fiction:

Tips for creating well-written, focused scenes:

How to Get Motivated in the Morning:

Casting characters for our book:

13 Places to Find Inspiration:

Putting on a Reader Hat to Revise:

Setting–Adding Dimension to Your Fiction:

NaNoWriMo Workshop – Point of View:

Captivating words:

Why do writers do it? @jodyhedlund

Front-loading your work as a writer:

The YA View: What We Like in Our Books (and What We Don’t):