Know Thyself . . .

For Your Information

Know Thyself. 7 Truths About Writers – By Joanna Penn – For Write to Done –

Print Books: The New Vanity Publishing? – By Joanna Penn – For The Book Designer –

An endless series of difficult but achievable hills – By Seth Godin –

Is traditional copywriting dead? – By Heather – Success Works –

How to Create and Host a Blog Carnival – By Greg McFarlane – Problogger –

The Authors Guild on Amazon: Publishing’s Ecosystem on the Brink – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

The Role of Editors: A Writer’s Viewpoint – By Juliet Marillier – Writer Unboxed –

Writing Contest: “Show Off” Writing Contest: The Love Story Edition – By Joe Bunting – The Write Practice – Deadline – Feb. 10, 2012 –

The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing a Book that Doesn’t Suck – By Jeff Goins –

The Biggest Mistake Most Writers Make – By Sean Platt – For Write to Done –

Why it makes sense for Amazon to open its own stores – By Ryan Kim – Gigaom –

5 Things I Learned from Shirley Jackson – By Victoria Mixon –

Another Chain Says It Won’t Carry Amazon Books, But Does It Matter? – By Laura Owen – paidcontent –

6 Exercises for Stronger Character Relationships – By Yelizaveta Renfro – For Jan Friedman –


Quote(s) of the Day

“There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.” – Robert A. Heinlein



Special Tribute

Britain marks Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday – By Jill Lawless – timesunion –

Known as Charles John Huffam Dickens, an English novelist  who was born  February 7,  1812 and died June 9, 1870.