Monday, March 18, 2013

17 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

The Two Pillars of Novel Structure
Structure is translation software for your imagination.
You, the writer, have a story you want to tell. You feel it, see it, populate it with characters. But turning all that raw material into a novel isn’t simply a matter of putting it into words on a page or screen. You have to “translate” it into a form that readers can relate to.
That’s what structure does. And if you ignore it or mess with it, you risk frustrating—or worse, losing—readers.
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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. The Two Pillars of Novel Structure by James Scott Bell
  2. Marketing Tips 4 Authors: Handling Bad Amazon Book Reviews via @CliveEaton
  3. 7 Types of Narrative Conflict via Daily Writing Tips
  4. 8 Ways To Fix Online Review Systems: @scottmarlowe RT @elizabethscraig
  5. What is Wattpad? And how can it help me as a self-published author?  @BiblioCrunch RT @elizabethscraig
  6. The Single Best Tip for Using Twitter via @RachelleGardner
  7. If You Struggle With Plot, Here’s How to Think About It Differently @JaneFriedman
  8. Crime Fiction Collective: Killing Off a Character RT @janice_hardy
  9. 15 social media tips from Dr. Seuss via @JorgenSundberg RT @mgranovsky
  10. 18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  11. 6 Publishing Trends That Benefit Readers & Authors via @mollygreene
  12. 3 Quick Ways to Find Hidden Guest Blogging Opportunities: @copyblogger RT @elizabethscraig
  13. 9 Tips To Develop A Winning Blog Personality via @HeidiCohen
  14. 115 Words for “walks” via @gointothestory
  15. 3 Quick Tips for Linking to External Blog Posts via @GeneLempp
  16. Word Count: How to Hit the Sweet Spot via Word Cafe
  17. Facebook paid sponsored content meets you only halfway 

I’m always looking for great content to share. If you have a writing and/or marketing blog, or have a favorite that you visit often, please leave a link in the comment section. Thanks for stopping by.

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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