5 Top Tools . . .

For Your Information

5 Top Tools for Promoting Your Book on Twitter – By Steven Lewis – For The Book Designer – http://goo.gl/cpKcl

Google is planning its first ever retail store – By TNW – http://goo.gl/Vh2RF

What Makes a Book Magical? – By Ann Aguirre – Writer Unboxed – http://goo.gl/olrnX

Eight Simple Tips for Editing Your Own Work – By Ali Luke – Write to Done – http://goo.gl/MuNOO

When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your Manuscript – By Cindy Wilson – For The Writers Alley – http://goo.gl/sH1Mh

Ban on same-sex stories in romance competition causes outcry – By Alison Flood – the guardian – http://goo.gl/1GQTS

6 Super Easy DIY Gifts For Your Valentine’s Day Sweetie – By Bridgette Meinhold – Inhabitat – http://goo.gl/0Avol

7 Amazing Green Bookstores and Libraries from Around the World – By Diane Pham – inhabitat – http://goo.gl/D6Z7g

Interview with Author Stephanie Laurens:  48 titles over a 20-year publishing career – By Pamela Clare – USA Today – http://goo.gl/YgYE7

Rule fans line up for mother-daughter book signing – By Natalie St. John – TDN – http://goo.gl/d8LJ9

How to Stop Spamming & Actually Get People to Listen to You – By Jeff Goins – http://goo.gl/XtqCo

How to Start the Big Project You’ve Been Putting Off – By Peter Pregman – Harvard Business Review – http://goo.gl/MVNn6

 

 

Quote(s) of the Day

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

 

 

Special Tribute

John Christopher, Science Fiction Writer, Dies at 89 – By Paul Vitello – The New York Times – http://goo.gl/kIac7

 

Writing Contest

The WolfePack’s Black Orchid Novella Award – Deadline March 15, 2012 – http://goo.gl/0PV1e