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*
From Cate Russell-Cole: NaNoWriMo Next Steps: Bringing Books to Life.
From Alexandra Sokoloff: Best Writing Advice.
The New World of Publishing: Some Perspective on 2012 by Dean Wesley Smith.
On Aspects of Publishing
Does Your Ebook Cover Hit the Right Buttons? A Checklist by Laura Pepper Wu. Extra resources provided at the end of this post.
How to Get People to Pay Attention to Your Stuff and Buy From You by Johnny B. Truant.
Writing a Business Plan: Defining Your Target Market by Mhairi Simpson.
Why Non-Writers Give the Best Critiques by K.M. Weiland.
On Social Media
5 Tips for Getting More Likes and Participation on Your Facebook Author Page by Lindsey Buroker.
Facebook Pages vs. Profiles for Authors by Nathan Bransford.
Using Facebook to Increase Ebook Sales by Lexy Ryan.
Give Thanks for Goodreads! by Tamara Ward.
6 Ways to Promote Your Book as a Holiday Gift by Build Book Buzz.
The Best Reason to Blog – Part 3 by Jami Gold.
The Holy Trinity of Abundant Blog Traffic by Joel Friedlander.
10 Things I am Thankful For as an Author (With Resources) by Laura Pepper Wu. And folks, “with Resources” is a gift basket of great tools, guides and programs covering most of what one needs for “platform.” Excellent Resource – Highly Recommended!
Writing and Publishing Using Scrivener ~ Joanna Penn interviews Gwen Hernandez.
On Writing Craft
The Point of a Scene: Thinking In Concepts by Jami Gold.
5 Tips for Developing Supporting Characters by Nancy Parker.
On Writing “Real” Characters by Ava Jae.
Writing the Heart of Your Story by C.S. Lakin.
How to Write Laughworthy Stories by Sally Harris.
Increasing Your Book’s Momentum by Editor Laura Carlson via the Bookshelf Muse.
Reading Your Work: Pre and Post Editing by The Edit Dude.
Defining the Target Audience for Your Fiction by Randy Ingermanson.
On the Writer’s Life
A Cautionary Tale by Elizabeth Anne Mitchell. Short, powerful – Must Read for Writers!
Food Anxiety and Disordered Eating: Holiday Survival Strategies by August McLaughlin.
The Common Traits of the Successful Writer by Bob Mayer.