Thursday, May 16, 2013

18 Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By Carly Watters @carlywatters

Your manuscript needs serious revisions.

Your manuscript has gone through so many revisions you aren’t sure which end is up.

Your manuscript isn’t accomplishing what you set out to do.

Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Part of being a writer is following a plot or characters not knowing where it will take you. Sometimes it’s fruitful, sometimes you write 10s of thousands of words that end up in the trash can. It’s never a waste of time, but it can feel like a waste of energy.

If you think you have something salvageable (if you’re not sure, read this) you need to strip off the paint to a blank canvas and layering it again.

What to focus on as you repair:


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Repairing a ‘broken’ manuscript via @carlywatters
  2. How to Write a Dedication
  3. The Truth About Twitter: Everything You’ve Ever Needed To Know (And Some Things That You Didn’t)
  4. Ebook Spending on the Rise
  5. When Should You Send Your Short Story Out For Critique? @woodwardkaren RT @elizabethscraig
  6. What If? A Method for Developing Ideas via @elizabethscraig
  7. Top 10 Overused Fantasy Cliches
  8. The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?
  9. Notes From Tabor Lane: Today's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts
  10. 3 Ways to Make Your POVs Equally Interesting
  11. Top 10 Ways to Lose a Reader
  12. Survey Says — eBooks Are Good for the Book Business
  13. Facebook Ads vs Promoted Posts: A Side-by-Side Comparison  via SocialMouths
  14. Ebook Best-Sellers Hover Around $7.00
  15. Reading and Writing are Fattening: WHAT A CHARACTER!!  RT @evelyn_puerto:
  16. Why Is Storytelling Ability So Important?  @JamiGold
  17. This Is The BEST Time To Be A Writer, If You Work For It:  @DanBlank RT @elizabethscraig
  18. How Much Do You Need to Explain on the First Page? | The Other Side of the Story @Janice_Hardy | 

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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