Monday, August 31, 2009

About the Publishing Process

PJ Nunn wrote about things an author needs to keep in mind about what happens after the book is published.

Nathan Bransford wrote How a Book Gets Published.

Kristin Nelson wrote What Agents Talk About When We Talk about Auctions.

Margot Starbuck wrote A Few Do’s & Don’ts of Writing Memoir.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Book Trailers and more

Victoria Strauss wrote Publishers' Kill Fees, and Why They're Bad For Everyone.

Rachelle Gardner wrote Myths vs. Facts of Publishing and Should You Go to a Writers' Conference?

Kristin Nelson wrote Why We Have A Marketing Director at her agency and How To Get Money Out Of A Publisher for promotion.

Jessica Faust wrote Before You Sign and answered Random Questions.

Shelli at Market My Words wrote about what authors can do to market their books.

Jennifer R. Hubbard wrote about creating tension by avoiding conflict.

Lisa Gottfried wrote about Book Trailers That Answer the Buy Questions.

GalleyCat wrote How Will Your Book Trailer Upend Readers' Expectations?

Linda Lane wrote about Powerful Verbs Bring Boldness and Vigor to Our Writing.

Peter Terzian wrote Kill Your Darlings cover designs.

Bok Market has a list of Twitter Tools for Finding People.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Writing, Publishing, and Social Networking

Helen Ginger wrote about Oh, Those Details! (creating atmosphere).

Patricia Stoltey wrote about Self-Editing: How to Identify Dragging Narrative.

Kristin Nelson wrote Do You Run Your Writing As A Business? (Part 1), (Part 2), and (Part 3).

Jessica Faust wrote about Obtaining Cover Blurbs and Hiring a Publicist.

Nathan Bransford wrote a Book Publishing Glossary.

Sonia Simone wrote The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging.

Rachelle Gardner wrote about Two Things That Don't Help a Query (Part 1) and (Part 2). She also wrote Tighten Up Your Manuscript! and Social Networking in 15 Minutes a Day.

Walt Shiel wrote about Book Design vs Typesetting and recommended some Books on Book Design.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Advice for Authors

Jessica Faust wrote about Ghostwriting.

Rachelle Gardner wrote on Fiction Writing: Craft and Story.

Leon Neyfakh wrote an article in The New York Observer on Note to Author: Make Your Deadlines!

Alan Rinzler wrote Why a video will help sell your book.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Submissions and Writing

Jessica Faust wrote Submissions 101 for the basics on query letters, etc. and Be True to You in your writing.

Carly Wells wrote about Working With Your Partner, The Writer for what the spouses of writers can do to help.