Friday, January 17, 2014

Friday Links -- Volume 14

Today is Friday Links Day, but since I spent last Wednesday’s post lamenting at how badly I’d missed 2013’s goals, it seems only natural I should announce my goals for 2014 first.

1. Finish my Hogwarts story! I’ve learned a ton about writing fiction by working on this story, but after five years, enough is enough. Of course, that's what I said last year too.

2. Finish the rough draft of my Wizard’s story. This is probably too optimistic, so I’ll be satisfied if I get the basic structure of the story down on paper.

3. Get more active on Twitter and Facebook. Nothing drastic, but I have to develop a schedule and stick to it. And if this means I have to rebuild my computer, so be it.

4. Keep moving up in the Insecure Writers Support Group Linky List. I’m currently at Link #45!

5. Switch over from Blogger to Wordpress. I’m listing this as a tentative goal, because it’s not critical. But because of Blogger’s Terms of Agreement, I’d rather make the switch before I started posting my fanfic story on my blog.

On to the links!  And have a great weekend!

The 100 Best Websites for Writers for 2014
Congratulations to Janice Hardy for making the list!

The Business Rusch: Pricing (Discoverability Part 7)

The Dreaded Synopsis

Simplify Your Story–Before You Lose Readers

Novel Construction Begins with Concept

Marketing is Easy, Writing is Hard



3 comments:

  1. Joining Triberr forced me to be more regular on Twitter. I have to check at least twice a day now.
    Moving up the IWSG list! Funny, every first Wednesday one of my followers adds '#XXX until Alex culls the list again' to her signature. Makes me chuckle.

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    1. Don't laugh. I've considered adding my list number to my IWSG post every month.

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  2. Darn, I'd be higher on the IWSG if I hadn't been culled, by accident I hope. I like your goals. When you switch to wordpress, I want to know if you're happy with it. I don't think I would be because of the inability to post linky lists and other html code. But maybe on Weebly? I could reactivate my blog there. Maybe you should play around with that instead of Wordpress. I think they have a lot more templates than before and no content owning issues.

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