Happy New Year! I hope your 2017 is off to a better and healthier start than mine. This year was less than 24 hours old when I was struck with a stomach virus that left me violently ill on and off (mostly on) for three days. At least it held off until just after the Sherlock season premiere.
It’s nice to occasionally resurrect what used to be a regular feature on my blog, this gathering of sagacious and informative articles from around the interwebs.
Although I’m not convinced that Laurie Gough’s rant against self-publishing could be labeled as either sagacious or informative. Certainly Kristen Lamb and Larry Correia don’t agree.
Over at Digital Book World, Chris Syme offers a four-step program to help authors market their books effectively on social media while Jami Gold is all about helping writers choose the best editors.
Finally, we get some perspective on POV from both Donald Maass and Chris Winkle, and Anne R. Allen explains why she writes first chapters last.
All that and a bit more. Enjoy!
Self-Publishing: An Insult to the Written Word by Laurie Gough
Fisking the HuffPo’s Snooty Rant About Self-Publishing by Larry Correia
Immersive POV by Donald Maass
Choosing Your Story’s Perspective by Chris Winkle
First Chapters: Start Your Novel with Your Reader in Mind by Anne R. Allen