Writing Blog Treasures 9~15

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*

On Publishing

Book Industry Scandal: Paid and Fake Reviews by Alexandra Sokoloff. This is a good overview of the subject with links to more information.

Get Over Yourselves by J.A. Konrath. Want some catharsis on the review scandal? Here it is.

What Should Indie Publishers be Called? by Dean Wesley Smith.

Self-Publishing at Traditional Conferences, Does it Belong? by Talli Roland.

On Aspects of Publishing

Build a Fulltime Writing Career Slowly with Lindsay Buroker guest interview on The Creative Penn.

Product Placement in Ebooks: Think of James Bond drinking a Heineken. by D.D. Scott.

Where Can You Promote Your Free Ebook by Lindsay Buroker. Also from Lindsay, How to sell Advanced Reader Copies as a Self-Published Author.

Treating Backlist like Frontlist by David Gaughran (conference thoughts).

How To Get a Literary Agent by Joanna Penn.

What is Copyright? by Kelley Way (copyright attorney) guest posting on Susan Spann’s site.

Cover Yourself by Donna Galanti guest posting on Elizabeth S. Craig’s site.

On Social Media

The Hub and Outpost Method of Social Media Marketing by Joel Friedlander.

Social Media Fitness for Authors: Happy Findings by August McLaughlin.

The Stephen King guide to Marketing by Jane Friedman.

Adding Your Ebook to Goodreads by Tamara Ward.

On Blogging

Why Every Writer Should Be Guest Posting by Ali Luke. Also from Ali, How to Pitch Your Guest Post – Successfully.

How Much Are We Responsible for our Guest Posters? by Jami Gold.

Indie Book Publishers: How Do You Use Your Website? by Joel Friedlander.

Where to find Free Images for your Blog and Website by The Savvy Book Marketer.

Is Your Website at RISK from Hackers? 8 Ways to Protect Your Blog by Marcy Kennedy.

On Writing Craft

The Bookshelf Muse: Character Trait: Modesty by Angela Ackerman.

How to Write Great Sex by James Killick.

Is the Cliffhanger Ending Over-rated? by K.M. Weiland.

Little Darlings and Why They MUST Die – for Real! by Kristen Lamb.

25 of my Personal Rules for Writing and Telling Stories by Chuck Wendig.

On the Writer’s Life

10 Excuses for Not Writing and How to Smash Them by K.M. Weiland.

3 Writer’s Commandments and Avoiding the Dreaded “S” Word by Jen Hansen.

How to Make Your Writing Deadlines by Krissy Brady posting on Write it Sideways.

How to Write Consistently by Ava Jae.

8 Twitter Hashtags to Get and Keep You Writing by Yesenia Vargas.

Mobile Apps for Writers by Whitney Adams guest posting on DIYMFA.

Designing from Bones ~ The Chicken Saves a Penny. Did the chicken cross the road while carrying your story theme? Find out in this post!

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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8 Responses to Writing Blog Treasures 9~15

  1. Marcia says:

    I’m writing–really I am–just had to stop in and say “awesome links and Hi!”

  2. So many great links, Gene. Thanks for including mine, and supporting all of us! You rock.

    Hope you’re having a fantastic weekend. 🙂

  3. I see a few great links on here that I missed this week. Thanks!

  4. Jenny Hansen says:

    What August said!! I’m learning Scrivener this weekend and I can already tell it’s going to make a HUGE difference in my writing.

    Thanks for the links…it’s nice to have you back. 🙂

  5. lynnkelleyauthor says:

    Thanks for another awesome mashup, Gene. Have a great weekend!

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  7. Wonderful collection of links. Thank you for gathering them again!

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