Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thursday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: The Magic Violinist  (a young author who writes mostly fantasy stories)

Have you heard these terms before? Maybe you’ve already identified yourself as one or the other. If you don’t know what plotting or pantsing is, that’s okay. Read on and you’ll catch up.

Simply put, a plotter is someone who plans out their novel before they write it. A pantser is someone who, “flies by the seat of their pants,” meaning they don’t plan out anything, or plan very little. Some people, like me, call themselves “plantsers,” which means they’re in a little of both. In reality, most people are plantsers, but some tend to lean heavily to one side.

However, there are pros and cons to each one. Let’s take a look.

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Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process
  2. Blogging Tip: Increase Shares with Images that Pop | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  3.  7 secrets about editors every freelance writer should know:  @MichelleRafter RT @elizabethscraig:
  4. The Pros and Cons of Plotters and Pantsers
  5. The book versus the film – a tip to help writers fix an incoherent and sprawling plot | Nail Your Novel
  6. May 2014 Author Earnings Report – Author Earnings
  7. Book Blurb As Salesperson | Digital Book World
  8. How To Market A 99 Cent Ebook Sale On The Cheap | Molly Greene: Writer
  9. How To Use Twitter Lists To Grow Your Blog | Molly Greene: Writer
  10. 10 Social Media Marketing Trends to Watch in 2014 | LinkedIn
  11. 5 Tips for Terrific Power Tweeting
  12. 9 Steps to Compelling Contagious Content for Your Social Media Marketing
  13. 8 Tips for Writers Using Pinterest - Social Media Just for Writers
  14. 15 Resources to Create Images for Social Media | Social Media Examiner
  15. Getting Visual: 10 Ways To Use Images & Graphics on Social Media Tip: Using Photos in Your Social Media Strategy
  16. 18 top stock photo libraries | Photography | Creative Bloq
  17. Photography for Social Media: 5 Detailed Tips |
  18. Social Media Monday: Tips for Taking Shareable Photos with Your Smartphone | Market America Blog
  19. Miami, Seattle and St. Louis Among America’s ‘Most Well-Read’ Cities in U.S., According to Amazon |
  20. Instagram Tutorial – Getting Started With the Most Engaged Network of Our Time
  21. Finding Readers Week: Corinne Talks Commenting, Engagement, and Are Forums Right For Your Blog? : @ProBlogger
  22. How to Blog Every Day “You should blog every day, if you can.”
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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