January 27 Mashup: Writing Sites

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100 Tips to alleviate doubt:  http://janefriedman.com/2012/01/20/100-tips-to-alleviate-self-doubt/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JaneFriedman+%28Jane+Friedman%29

Do best seller lists matter?  http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2012/01/myth-of-bestseller.html

The Bookshelf Muse had so many interesting focused blogs that it’s hard to single one out.  But take a look at this one on  avalanches.  This weather  thesaurus  entries are described using all the senses and what a writer might need to know about these events as experienced through the senses.  Invaluable.


Want to write humor?  Some good tips here.  http://thewritersguidetoepublishing.com/for-indie-epub-writers-here-are-two-keys-to-writing-humor?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheWritersGuideToE-publishing+%28The+Writer%27s+Guide+to+E-Publishing+Feed%29

The importance of taking risks to live a fulfilled life  http://newkidonthewritersblock.blogspot.com/2012/01/serendipity.html

Orna Ross’s video of Margaret Atwood’s talk about the publishing business.  33 minutes long but worth every minute.  http://www.ornaross.com/2012/01/the-three-sides-to-every-tool/

Jeff Goins column on getting published is a good one.  http://goinswriter.com/publish-book/

This site offers an excellent compilation of book review sites – and we all know how important book reviews are to good book sales.  http://www.stepbystepselfpublishing.net/reviewer-list.html

If you’ve ever got a bad review, read this blog…it’s priceless  http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2012/01/20/eds-casual-friday-everyone-is-a-one-star/

Jason Perlow has some amazing insights into the battle bertween Apple and Amazon  http://www.zdnet.com/blog/perlow/amazon-primed-to-disrupt-apples-textbook-plans/19662

Craft:  How to juggle multiple characters in a scene  http://wordplay-kmweiland.blogspot.com/2012/01/dont-let-multiple-character-scenes-run.html

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