Friday, May 2, 2014

Friday's Links to Writing & Marketing Posts

By: Karen Cioffi

Self-publishing is an amazing beast. It has brought the world of publishing into the hands of you, Joe, Beth, and everyone and anyone who wants to write a book. It has brought writing power and freedom to all. 

But, with writing power and freedom comes responsibility.

This means that while it’s true that self-publishing has opened a tremendous amount of doors and anyone can now write and publish a book, it doesn’t mean you can slap anything together and self-publish?  You need to produce quality (edited) content for three reasons.

Reason number one: You have an obligation to your reader.

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Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Are Print Books Necessary in the Digital Age?
  2. Writability: How to Write a Great Antagonist
  3. Business Gravitas and Language Daily Writing Tips
  4. RT @elizabethscraig: Emotionally detached characters in crime fiction:  @mkinberg
  5. How to finish your novel: top professional tips – guest video at The Write Life | Nail Your Novel
  6. Karen Cioffi Writing and Marketing: Book Marketing – 3 Reasons Why Editing Should Come Before Self-Publishing
  7. A.O. Peart on The Ultimate Bad Boy – Why Do Readers Want More? | Romance University
  8. 10 Signs You Are You Addicted To Social Media - Jeffbullas's Blog
  9. Web Sites - The Top Five Threats to Online Branding : MarketingProfs Article
  10. Blog Image Sources That Won’t Get You Sued! | Molly Greene: Writer
  11. Pirate Codes & Writing Rules—When is a Flashback a Literary Device? | Kristen Lamb's Blog
  12. Why Too Many Flashbacks Might Be a Warning of Deeper Story Problems | Kristen Lamb's Blog
  13. Writers On The Move: 4 Book Marketing Strategies That Are Guaranteed to Keep Your Online Platform Moving Forward
  14. The Role of the Expert Has Radically Changed [Smart Set] | Jane Friedman
  15. BookBub Raises $3.8M to Help Readers Find E-Book Deals Online - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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