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R.L. Stine tweets horror story to his fans – By the –

7 Sharp Writing and Marketing Links – By Robert Bruce – copyblogger –

4 Lessons I Learned from Being Rejected by a Publisher – By Sundi Jo – For Jeff Goins –

The Catastrophe of Success – By Andreas Kluth – Harvard Business Review –

Book Tango: Author Solutions Rolls Out Ebook Distribution Services – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

The Anatomy of a Better Blog Post – By Darren Rowse – Problogger –

The illusion of privacy (and what we actually care about) – By Seth Godin –

Music Lessons (that work for publishing, too) – By Seth Godin – The Domino Project –

Hook your readers with a damn good story – By inkably –

Radical alternatives to conventional publishing – by Sukhdev Sandhu – the guardian –

So, what will you be reading in 2012? – By Abbie Wightwick – WalesOnline –

Tidbits – The Taleist 2012 Self-Publishing Survey – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

Crime Beat: Foul Language in SA crime fiction, is it f#@%ing necessary? – By Elizabeth Fletcher – Books Live –

Coming soon to a shelf near you: The publishing industry has gone mad for film-style trailers – By Tim Walker – The Independent –

Fantasy writer Christopher Paolini shares his own fairy-tale success story – By Eric Volmers – Calgary Herald –


Quote(s) of the Day

“The only job of a writer is to make a blank page into a masterpiece of words. ” – By ACL

“Inside every fat book is a thin book trying to get out.” – Unknown Author




Writing Contest

The Editor’s Award in Fiction, Essay, and Poetry – By The Florida Review – Deadline Mar. 17, 2012 –