Monday, October 20, 2014

Monday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: K.M. Weiland

What’s up with story concept and story premise? Are they interchangeable words for the same idea–or are they separate tools with their own important jobs to fulfill?

know you guys picked Door #2–’cause you’re wicked smart like that. But it’s a fact: “story concept” and “story premise” are often used interchangeably, which just goes to highlight the rampant confusion about them. So what’s the diff? And why does it matter? Storyfixer Larry Brooks said it as concisely as anybody in his free PDF Deadly Faux’s Inner Life:

A story about what it was like to be on the Titanic on the night of its sinking… that is NOT a premise. It is a concept only.

Let’s take a closer look at how to tell the difference.

What Is a Story Concept?

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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 Craft of Outlining by Kiki Sullivan
  2. Question: I'm re-agenting. Isn't my manuscript more appealing for having been loved previously?
  3. How to publish ebooks – the beginner’s ultimate guide | Nail Your Novel
  4. 9 Do's and Don'ts of Typography
  5. If you only write once in a while, should you change? | David Rasch PhD
  6. Talents and Skills Thesaurus Entry: Blending In - WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS
  7. From Sarah, With Joy: Top 7 Mistakes That Make Your Writing Look Unprofessional
  8. Launching Multiple Books at Once: Pros & Cons | Lindsay Buroker
  9. Team-Produced Stories: An Author Perspective | Digital Book World
  10. What Does A Copy Editor Do? | Christopher Fowler
  11. The Creative Penn Blog: Helping you write, publish and market your book | The Creative Penn
  12. Dreams vs. Goals: What if my Writing Goals Change? What if I Fail? |
  13. How to Leap into Writing and Publishing Your Book
  14. Why Self-Published Books Don’t Sell - How to Make Sure Yours DOES
  15. TV Shows and Movies Inspiring Reading - Books & Such Literary Management : Books & Such Literary Management
  16. Fiction University: How Soon Do We Need to Show Genre in Our Novels?
  17. Past, Present and Future of Blogging: 3 Infographics - Jeffbullas's Blog
  18. 10 Ways to Refuel Your Creativity
  19. How to Target Your Readership - Social Media Just for Writers
  20. Give Your Book Away for Free? - Write Hacked  
  21. Top Ten Google+ Communities for Writers | Savvy Writers & e-Books online  
  22. Social Media Rules for Authors - Marketing Tips For Authors  
  23. How to Blog Like A Pro with Rebekah Radice  
  24. How to Get Traffic to Your Author Website: 30+ Tips for Discouraged Writers | Your Writer Platform  
  25. A Viral Recipe for Your Blog - The 4th Ingredient Will Blow Your Mind - Author Media  
  26. 10 Quick and Easy Ways to Test, Publish and Sell Your Book  
  27. Story Concept and Story Premise: Do You Know the Crucial Difference? - Helping Writers Become Authors
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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