Friday, February 28, 2014

Friday Links -- Volume 19

Not as many links this week, but who cares?  It's Friday!!!!!

Have a great weekend.

Titles: The First Impression a Novel Makes

How Can We Identify a Good Editor?

Understanding Character Wounds: A List Of Common Themes

Everything You Need to Know to be a Published Author

Make Me Like Your Protagonist or I’ll Stop Reading


  1. I almost didn't succeed on that last one!

  2. Ooo. Those look like some good ones.
    I've already visited #2. I can vouch. :)

    1. Coming back to say #4 should be titled 'Everything You Need to Know to be a (traditionally) Published Author'

      I'm reading Indie Author Survival Guide by Susan Kaye Quinn. I'd love to see these two go head to head in a face off. LOL

      'Bottom line: I see way more writers supporting themselves with their written works in indie publishing.' - Susan Q.

      'If you aren't in the tops 1%, self-publishing is your only option. If you are in the top 1%, self-publishing is your best option. There is no case where I would recommend someone BEGIN their writing career with a query letter. None.' - Hugh Howey

  3. I love that first one, great idea to run those through more people (or else you get an iPad)