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No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksMarketing your books is one of the important aspects of being an author that is new to the field. No longer do we as writers depend on a publishing house to sell our books for us. We have to do the marketing ourselves. This week No Wasted Ink features several articles on this topic for your edification.

Take Charge of Your Author Business: 5 Aspects to Consider

Stop Using ‘Poet Voice’

Beth Bernobich: Writing Advice, the Meta Post

YOUR AUTHOR PLATFORM IS NOT YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWING

14 Never-Fail Tricks Every Writer Needs to Know

4 COMPLETELY SCIENTIFIC WAYS TO KNOW IF YOUR CONTENT IS COMPELLING

Publishing is a Business…Why I Don’t Give my Book Away for Free

Which 5 Book Genres Make The Most Money?

10 RESOURCES FOR WRITERS AND BLOGGERS

7 Top eBook Blog Tour Sites

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week I was surfing more general writing tips and experiences and below is the result. Enjoy the latest batch of writer’s links here on No Wasted Ink.

7 Easy Steps to a More Pretentious Poem

Secrets of getting your book into bookstores

Kick it up a Notch: Top Tips on Writing a Page-Turning Novel

Worldbuilding Lessons From History

Reflections on a Writing Retreat: A Review of The Porches in Virginia

Creating story flow: the secret power of cause and effect

10 ways to make editors fall in love with your work

The Secret Tool That Will Put Your Writing Over The Top

Twelve Questions You Should Ask Before You Enroll in an MFA Program

How to Create the Habit of Writing

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThere were a few rather unusual articles this week. The one about not having a smartphone hit home to me. I own a smartphone, but I go days without using it, much to the chagrin of my husband! I hope you enjoy this latest batch of writer’s links, here on No Wasted Ink.

365 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself This Year

How to explain your story without using backstory

How To Tell When A Robot Sends You A Letter

The Making of an Angry, White Man

Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses: 18 Rants by Mark Twain

Location, Location, Location

How I Got Magazine Writing Gigs From All 3 of My Dream Markets

10 Ways to Annoy the Hell out of your Writers’ Group

Why I Don’t Have a Smartphone

How To Write More, Faster

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThis week the writer’s links feature marketing information geared toward authors, recommendations about writers’ conferences, and a few research links. I particularly thought the longsword fighting video was excellent for all you fantasy writers out there. Enjoy!

Author Marketing 101: Ranking The Social Networks

Ask the Agent: What do I do with a bad review?

How Authors Can Use Listmania to Promote Their Books

How Much Should You Charge For Your E-Book? 7 Questions to Help You Decide

Ten Great Reasons (Plus One) to Attend a Writers’ Conference

VIDEO: Inside the World of Longsword Fighting

Read Slowly to Benefit Your Brain and Cut Stress

The Words Are Everything

Confessions of a Pantser

Writer Creates “Color Thesaurus” To Help You Correctly Name Any Color Imaginable

No Wasted Ink Writer’s Links

writers-linksThe topics for this week’s link roundup are a range of subjects, they feature more about handwriting, marketing as an author, and general writing topics. I’ve also included an article about slide rules. Why? Well, Robert Heinlein’s science fiction is filled with references to this mathematical tool and I’ve been fascinated about them for that reason. Call it a quirk!

Learning to Write with the Non-dominant Hand

When Not “Earning Out” is a Good Thing

The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect

Author Marketing 101: Facebook Marketing For Authors

Tips for Pitching to Literary Agents at a Writers’ Conference

Slide Rules

FREE Novel Writing Software – and how to use it!

ANATOMY OF THE PERFECT BOOK COVER DESIGN

WRITING AN AUTHOR’S BIO

Copying the Masters: Learning from great writers past and present