Sunday, March 31, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the release of THE RUBY BROOCH, I ran Run the Bluegrass Half-Marathon. I ran this Lexington, KY race last year (my first half marathon) on the same day as the book release. Although the race wasn’t as exciting as last year, it was rewarding. The first time you do something will always hold a special place in your heart and yesterday was the anniversary of two special events.


Agent-Assisted Self-Publishing and the Amazon White Glove Program

By Melissa Foster

With independent author success on the rise, the role of agents has taken a precarious turn for the unknown. Many agents are seeing fewer sales and lower advances (which equates to lower income), and are looking for ways to keep their heads above water. One path that some have taken is agent-assisted self-publishing.
What is agent-assisted self-publishing?
Click here to read the complete article (see #1 below)


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Agent-Assisted Self-Publishing and the Amazon White Glove Program By @Melissa_Foster via @JaneFriedman
  2. Being Your Own Muse: @DIYMFA RT @elizabethscraig
  3. How ebook sales impact traditional sales: via @elizabethscraig
  4. The Logic Behind Self-Publishing by Kristine Kathryn Rusch via @PassiveVoiceBlg
  5. Book Marketing: 9 Activities to Boost Your Author Career  @thecreativepenn
  6. 8 Unconventional Ways to Use Google Alerts for Better Blogging   @AnaTrafficCafe RT @johnkremer
  7. How To Write A Great Opening For Your Story via @woodwardkaren
  8. Reading Poetry Can Improve Your Fiction Writing via Write of Passage
  9. Goodreads CEO Reveals A Remarkably Easy Way To Sell More Books  @JonathanGunson
  10. Imperfect Dialogue: Making Characters Sound Real via @FictionNotes
  11. When to Use “That,” “Which,” and “Who” via Daily Writing Tips
  12. 18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  13. Oh, the Irony: Working With Dramatic Irony @janice_hardy
  14. 11 Ways to Solve Your Writing Procrastination Problem:  via @elizabethscraig
  15. Nourishing Fiction via Writer Unboxed
  16. Turow on Amazon/Goodreads: This is how modern monopolies can be built  via The Authors Guild
  17. Facebook Threaded Comments: This Week in Social Media via Social Media Examiner @smexaminer
  18. Capturing the Heart and Feel of a Small Town via The Writers Alley 
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. T

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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