Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Jami Gold

Each time we complete a first draft, we probably celebrate or post a status on social media. Yay!

After that, we might want to dig into the story right away because we’re still excited and passionate about the premise. But many writers say they do a better job revising and editing if they first do something to gain “distance” from their story.

For many of us, ensuring our readers’ impressions match our intentions is one of the hardest aspects of writing. *raises hand* Distance helps us see our story objectively so we can revise ruthlessly, not clinging to our intentions but seeing our story’s potential.

What Is Distance and How Can We Get It?

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Anne R. Allen's Blog: The Secret to Publishing Success in the Era of Social Media: Teaming with Your Fellow Authors
  2. Heard it From a Friend Who Heard it From a Friend Who… | Confessions of a Mystery Novelist...
  3. Mythic Words: 5 Ways to Get Book Reviews
  4. How to Write a Horror Story
  5. You Need to Ask this Question Every Time You Sit Down to Write
  6. Amazon Displaying Segmented User Ratings
  7. 5 Book Pet Peeves - BOOK RIOT
  8. 6 Great Apps to Help You Write
  9. Camera as Narrator - The Script Lab
  10. Writers: Helpful Hashtags on Twitter | Crime Fiction Author Sue Coletta
  11. Writability: Manuscript Wish List (MSWL): A Hugely Valuable Resource for Writers
  12. So, Are You Working On Your Novel? Or Tweeting About Your Novel? : All Tech Considered : NPR
  13. Writers: How To Let Go Of The Pressure To Be Perfect - Writer's Relief, Inc.
  14. Word of Mouth - An Urban Myth? | Indies Unlimited
  15. Insecure Writer's Support Group: Is Self-Publishing for You?
  16. Mythcreants » Six Problems With Realistic Space Battles
  17. Fiction University: How to Find Your Character’s Breaking Point
  18. It’s Raining Deadlines — Jim C. Hines
  19. Why Do Women Read More Novels Than Men? - Elizabeth Spann Craig
  20. AuthorCulture: How to Be an Author Book Bloggers Will Love
  21. The Value of “Pantsing" -
  22. Writability: Stop Overthinking and Just Write
  23. When I Don't Want To Write |
  24. A Quick and Dirty eBook with Calibre | Indies Unlimited
  25. My formula for a kickass Amazon book blurb | Badass Marketing
  26. Too Close? 5 Techniques to See Our Story Objectively | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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