Wednesday, April 3, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

Ideal Readers and Why They Are Necessary

By Veronica Sicoe @VeronicaSicoe

On the wide planes of the internet, an ideal reader is defined all across the spectrum, from an abstract” construct designed to represent your audience,” to an actual person, “a trusted partner, adviser and the first person to read the writer‘s first draft of a book.” But the best definition I found so far was this: an ideal reader is someone “whose persona you try to adopt as you read and re-read your own work in the process of composition.”

Or how Stephen King puts it, “all novels are letters aimed at one person,” the ideal reader.

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. Ideal Readers and Why They Are Necessary via @VeronicaSicoe
  2. Take Nothing for Granted via Daily Writing Tips
  3. Multiple Ebook Platforms: Apple, Kobo, Kindle, Nook, PDF via @FictionNotes
  4. What’s Your ‘Vision’ For Your Story? via @StoryFix
  5. Free Web Extension Picks Out The Most Tweetable Sentences From Articles
  6. Why writers should be on Pinterest: @DIYMFA RT @elizabethscraig
  7. How to Use the New Pinterest: What Marketers Need to Know via @smexaminer
  8. The Battle to Save Bookstores via @bookgal
  9. 18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  10. 5 Ways to Write More Effectively: @fcmalby RT @elizabethscraig
  11. Amazon KDP Select: Is It Worthwhile for Authors? via @JaneFriedman
  12. 4 Essential Elements of a Successful Logline via @charmaineclancy
  13. 10 Tips for Better Business Writing via Daily Writing Tips
  14. How To Use an Ellipsis… Correctly via @Write_Practice
  15. How to get a great cover design – when you don't know what it should be: @dirtywhitecandy RT @elizabethscraig
  16. Should Amazon Change Its Kindle Book Return Policy? via @GalleyCat
  17. 79% Of People 18-44 Have Their Smartphones With Them 22 Hours A Day [STUDY]
  18. How To Add a ‘Send to Kindle’ Button on Your Site via @Galleycat 

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Happy writing & running, Kathy

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