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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Blogs that made me stop 10 October 2012



Now that the blog reader is under control, I’m trying to keep it there, so, here are the ones that have made me stop since the clean-up:
Write it Forward on selling an Australian best-seller when mainstream U.S. rejected it by Colin Falconer with Bob Mayer: http://writeitforward.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/what-is-wrong-with-us-publishers-and-are-us-women-really-different/
Jim C. Hines Fantasy Author on video game writing by Patrick Weekes: http://www.jimchines.com/2012/10/patrick-weekes-on-video-game-writing/
Jim C. Hines with an update on Ann Crispin’s situation: http://www.jimchines.com/2012/10/ann-crispin-update/
Digital Book World on publishers and e-book pricing by Richard Curtis: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2012/are-publishers-making-a-killing-on-e-books-part-2/
Greta van der Rol on the wisdom on checking your camera battery and some lovely pictures: http://gretavanderrol.net/2012/10/08/always-check-your-battery-before-you-go-out/
GalleyCat on bestseller lists for the week of Monday, October 8 by Jason Boog: http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/emp-thriller-climbs-self-published-bestsellers-list_b58770
GalleyCat on Humble eBook launching book bundles by Dianna Dilworth: http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/humble-ebook-bundle-launches-new-pay-what-you-want-bundle_b58784
Penumbra eMag on its first birthday and speculative fiction by Jonathan Lamb: http://penumbraezine.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/the-reality-of-writing.html
Pelgrane Press on making 13th Age Open Game License and the Archmage Engine by Simon Rogers: http://www.pelgranepress.com/?p=9262
Mystery Writing is Murder on how to convey a sense of place by Anne Trager: http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/5-ways-to-convey-sense-of-placeguest.html
The Blood Red Pencil on the importance of writing communities by Shon Bacon: http://bloodredpencil.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/the-importance-of-communities-for-writer.html
The Book Designer on the only two things an author should be doing by Joel Friedlander: http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2012/10/the-only-2-things-authors-ought-to-be-doing/
Terribleminds on how to get published by Chuck Wendig: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/10/09/ask-the-writer-how-do-i-get-published/
SFWA on the role of changelings by Mercedes M. Yardley: http://www.sfwa.org/2012/10/define-me-the-role-of-changelings-in-folklore/
The Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood on getting in the mood to write by Shshana Brown: http://www.rubyslipperedsisterhood.com/getting-in-the-mood-to-write/
Raging Swan on its money-back guarantee: http://raging-swan.livejournal.com/179296.html
Writer Unboxed on how to books for writers by Keith Cronin: http://writerunboxed.com/2012/10/09/confessions-of-a-how-to-junkie/
The Book Deal on seven reasons to self-publish by Alan Rinzler: http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/2012/10/08/great-reasons-to-self-publish-7-case-histories/
Stant Litore on his daughter’s reaction to the author copies of his zombie book arriving: http://zombiebible.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/my-daughter-meets-zombies.html
Catherine Caffeinated on proofing your book using CreateSpace: http://catherineryanhoward.com/2012/10/09/proofing-your-createspace-paperback/
Alan Baxter, Warrior Scribe on the Fildenstar: http://www.alanbaxteronline.com/tuesday-toot-fildenstar/
The Passive Voice reporting on a blog by Grammar Girl about whether or not e-book has a hyphen: http://www.thepassivevoice.com/10/2012/does-e-book-have-a-hyphen/
 NOT WORK OR CHILD FRIENDLY; YOU MUST BE 18 OR OVER TO READ THESE BLOGS:
Amarinda Jones on independent publishing and being unapologetically yourself: http://amarindajones.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/protection-by-multiple-men-with.html

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