Welcome to my weekly roundup of the best Treasures I’ve found on the blogsphere during the past week. Enjoy!
On Publishing and Social Media
Bob Mayer explores how to Thrive in the Chaos of Publishing.
Kait Nolan delves into the volatility of publishing in The Stock Market of Traditional Publishing.
The publishing choices available to authors are many and at times confusing. Roz Morris takes a deep look at how we can decide between Self-Publishing or A Small Publishing House.
On the Craft and Life of Writing
The Devil is in the Details. Kristen Lamb begins an exploration of the deadly sins of writing and 3 Ways to Make Your Writing Shine.
Emlyn Chand of the Novel Publishing Group brings us 10 Steps for Growing Novel-Sized Story Ideas.
Becca Puglisi of Bookshelf Muse brings us More Tension Building Tips straight from the world of Harry Potter.
Every writer has limits. What happens when you reach yours? The fantastic Jess Witkins guest posted here yesterday on Writer Meltdowns: A Case of the Mean Reds. Kristen Lamb offers us a good suggestion on handling our meltdowns in Self-Discipline: The Key to Success.
Kait Nolan’s Efficiency 101 series delves into whether It’s Easier To Maintain Than Rebuild/Redo.
Cat Woods brings us excellent suggestions and advice on building and maintaining our writing muscles in What’s Your Writing Weight?
Fun Sites and Fan Fiction
My incredible ROWbro, Kerry Meacham launched his official blog this week with Sweet Tea Tuesday – Can You Guess My Favorite Drink? Stop by and let him know what your favorite is.
Sonia G. Medeiros says “100 Posts! What? Already?” and is running a contest in celebration of the event.
Jenny Hansen of More Cowbell takes an entertaining look at chocolate in Is There Really a Chocolate Philosophy?
For all the history lovers out there, Manon Eileen takes a look at an ancient mysterious map in Weird Phenomenon: The Piri Reis Map.
Clarence Leonidas Fender made guitars for some of the greatest rockers in music history. Elle B at Later Bloomer pays tribute to his life and accomplishments in How Leo Fender Found His Groove.
Tiffany A. White takes a fun look at our Long-Lost Childhood Reads. What is yours?
Jen L. Kirchner’s exciting Site 27 vote-your-own-adventure is heating up and the riders of apocalypse have arrived. It’s never too late to join the excitement, stop in and cast your vote!
That’s all for this week.