Writing Blog Treasures 8~25

Welcome to Writing Blog Treasures! Here you’ll find the best of the blogsphere from the past week. So, grab your coffee, sit back and above all – enjoy *smile*

And – yes, I’m back. Long story for another day though. Enjoy the the links, my friends.

On Publishing

The Myths are still Strong by Dean Wesley Smith.

How to Write the Dreaded Synopsis by Susan Spann. Also from Susan: On Pre-Release Marketing Mountain – Author Business Plans.

From Kristine Kathryn Rusch: A Tale of Two Royalty Statements & The End of the UnProfessional Writer.

From Joel Friedlander (or guest posters): 3 Really Good Self-Publishing Ideas and 5 Hilariously Bad Ones & Why Self-Published Books Look Self-Published.

On Aspects of Publishing

Copyright is NOT a Verb by Brad Frazer guest posting for Jane Friedman.

All is fair in Love and War – but not in Copyright Law by Kelly Way guest posting for Susan Spann.

Bookstores vs. Backlist: A New Decision by Jami Gold.

Self-Publishing Basic: Where You can Upload Your Ebook (besides Amazon) by Lindsay Buroker.

On Blogging

How to Make Money Blogging by Rae Hoffman-Dolan.

Adding Google Analytics Code to WordPress by Tracy R. Atkins guest posting for Joel Friedlander.

On Social Media/Platform

How to Present Yourself – as a Writer by J.M. Cook guest posting for DIYMFA.

How to Sell Books with Social Media by Joanna Penn.

All we needed to know about Social Media Success we learned in Kindergarten by Kristen Lamb. Also from Kristen: An Author Platform Built on SPAM is Doomed to Fall.

How to Get More (and Better) Press by Dana Sitar guest posting for Jane Friedman.

On Writing Craft

Why Character and Plot are Inseparable by James Killick.

The Inner Struggle: Guides for Using Inner Conflict that Make Sense by Janice Hardy.

Setting – Adding Dimension to your Fiction by Kristen Lamb. Also from Kristen: More than Magic & Gadgets: Taking Science Fiction & Fantasy to Another Level.

Michael Hauge’s Workshop: Combining Emotional Journeys and External Plots by Jami Gold.

Jump Back Into Your Story by Elizabeth S. Craig.

Writing with Passion & Purpose by Michelle Isenhoff guest posting for Joanna Penn.

The Plot Whisperer: The Benefits of Plotting in Scenes by Martha Alderson for the Bookshelf Muse.

Where do Writers get Ideas for Novels? by Roz Morris.

The Killer One-Two Punch that Launches Dramatic Tension by Larry Brooks. Also from Larry: The Seductive but Deadly Sin that wants to Kill Your Story.

Ask a Writer: How do I write what the Audience Wants to Read? by Chuck Wendig. Also from Chuck: 25 Things You Should Know About Metaphor.

On the Writer’s Life

The Writer’s Golden Hour: Making the Most of Our Time by August McLaughlin.

What are we Willing To Do to Win? by Kristen Lamb.

Where to look if you want to find some Peace by Clay Morgan.

What do you Buy When You’re on Vacation? by Jess Witkins. And while you’re at her site be sure to check out the posts on her recent travels – spectacular pictures!

How to Block Useless Websites from your Google Search Results by Digital Inspiration.

About Gene Lempp

Gene Lempp is a writer blending elements of alternate history, the paranormal, fantasy, science fiction and horror for dark and delicious fun. He unearths stories by digging into history, archeology, myth and fable in his Designing from Bones blog series. “Only the moment is eternal and in a moment, everything will change,” sums the heart of his philosophy. You can find Gene at his Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, WANATribe, Google+, Pinterest and StumbleUpon.
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6 Responses to Writing Blog Treasures 8~25

  1. Jess Witkins says:

    Woohoo! I made the blogging treasures! Thanks Gene! I actually feel somewhat caught up this round as I’ve read a bunch of these. That’s a first! I’ve still got lots of new ones to check out though. Thanks for always putting the best of the blogosphere in one place for us! Have a great weekend!

  2. I’m continually blown away by the diverse and smart posts in the blogosphere. You’ve got such an eye for them, Gene—one of many reasons I’m honored by the link-shares. 🙂 Thanks! Hope you’re having a brilliant weekend. Off to check out links I’ve missed… *raises coffee cup*

  3. Diane Tibert says:

    Reblogged this on Diane Lynn Tibert McGyver and commented:
    Gene Lempp has a wonderful blog and most weekends, he posts links to treasures he’s found around the web to help writers write, get published and learn more about the writing and publishing world. Yesterday’s post contains several interesting reads. Check it out.

  4. Awesome to have another round of Blog Treasures. Thank you for gathering these great links, Gene.

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