Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wednesday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Mooderino

When someone asks you what your book is about, it can be a very difficult thing to sum up in a line or two.

Even after you’ve finished it, capturing the essence in a way that does it justice can be more frustrating than writing it in the first place. I usually end up rambling like I have no idea what I’m talking about.

Not only would it be very handy in social situations, but also professionally. A clear concise way to tell people about the book in a way that lets them know what it’s about, but also hooks their interest in some way.

So how do you do that?

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Three Ways to Attract and Engage Your Readers - Where Writers Win
  2. Fiction University: Rhythm of the Words: Voice in Dialog
  3. Point of view shifts and head-hopping: always bad? | Nail Your Novel
  4. Four Steps to Becoming a God(dess) of Literary Elements | Absolute Write
  5. Creating The Perfect Predator: Tricks of the Trade from a Forensic Psychologist by Mary Kennedy
  6. Anne R. Allen's Blog: What Defines "Traditional" Publishing? What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You.
  7. A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Amazon-Hachette: The Sounds of Silence - A Guest Post by William Ockham
  8. 3 Steps to Taking Your Character Further and Deeper With...Anger? | WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS
  9. From the Write Angle: The Difference Between a Hook and an Elevator Pitch
  10. Your Book In One Sentence
  11. Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 31: One-Dimensional Conflict - Helping Writers Become Authors
  12. Fiction University: Having Trouble Plotting Forward? Try Plotting Backward
  13. 15 Questions Authors Should Ask Characters - Writers Write
  14. The Top 5 Free Apps that Help You Write Your Novel | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing
  15. The Backstory Battle - Writers Write
  16. 10 Tips for Writing a Book
  17. Making Characters Face Their Demons
  18. The Goldilocks Approach To Writing Description: Not Too Little, Not Too Much - Writer's Relief, Inc.
  19. Martha Alderson aka Plot Whisperer: Cause and Effect Scene by Scene
  20. The Keys to Good Science Fiction & Fantasy Storytelling -
  21. Life, Plot, Story
  22. The Kill Zone: Your Brain when Writing
  23. 6 Steps to Balance Your Editing: Plot vs. Characters | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  24. Pacing in Writing | WordServe Water Cooler
  25. 7 Tools to Hook Your Reader
  26. Babbles from Scott Eagan: Don;t Be Afraid To Let Your Characters Talk - Understanding Introspection
  27. 5 Basic Literary Devices That Will Deepen Your Fiction - Helping Writers Become Authors
  28. Favorite Stories: Reading vs. Writing | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  29. Are There 5 Reasons to Stick With Major Publishers? No, There Are Zero Reasons | Michael Levin
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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