Welcome to my weekly roundup of the best Treasures I’ve found on the blogsphere during the past week. Due to a very long work week this weeks list will be a bit shorter than normal. For those of you interested in the Buddy System, I’ll be posting a piece on that tomorrow as a part of my ROW80 update. Glad you stopped by, enjoy the links!
On Publishing and Social Media
Time is precious and we all want to use it in the most effective way. Kait Nolan offers some excellent thoughts on how to do this in Efficiency 101: Is It a Value Add?
Every Tuesday, Kristen Lamb brings us sweet tidbits on how to make the most of our Twitter time. If you missed this weeks offering, take a minute and join her for this Twitter tip: Team-Building.
Bob Mayer explores a topic that is on the front line of the publishing world in Should your agent self-publish you? Can your agent self-publish you?.
On the Craft of Writing
Kristen Lamb explores 4 Writing Crutches that Insult the Readers Intelligence (and how avoiding them will give your writing that professional shine).
Larry Brooks (Story Engineering) continues his craft series with 5 More Mistakes That Will Expose You As A Rookie.
Revisions are always a hectic time. This week saw a pair of posts that offer excellent advice on polishing up our writing: Janice Hardy Five Ways to Kick Your Writing up a Notch and from Edittorrent The Words Not Spoken, The Steps Not Taken .
Are you a Word user but sure you are missing some of the great tools it offers? Jenny Hansen of More Cowbell brings us a detailed look at some of the key points of Word in A Microsoft Word Party.
Manon Eileen explores a new and interesting writing tool: Q10.
Fun Sites and Fan Fiction
Was Jack the Ripper a traveler moving from place to place with a longer history then most know? Catie Rhodes brings us a possible connection and answer to this question in The Servant Girl Annihilator.
Sometimes it feels like Science Fiction is invading every aspect of our lives from books to movies to unusual aspects of television shows. Jess Witkins looks into this topic in The Growing Trend of Sci-Fi.
Did Jesus, Mary or Elvis appear on your morning toast? Piper Bayard and Holmes bring us a hilarious post on this subject: A Time to Receipt.
Tiffany A. White brings us a fabOoolous review of some of the best shows on television in Converting Bad Cons to Good.
That’s all for this week. Be sure to check back tomorrow for a special ROW80 Update where I take a look at the power of the Buddy System and then on Wednesday as we go in search of a new batch of mythological creatures in my Designing from Bones series.