I deeply apologize for not being around or consistent this week. I’ve been really busy and, honestly, time seemed to slip away from me. So this week I’m going to start something I’d like to do regularly: a roundup of writerly links. Useful, practical, and informative, this is the stuff I have in my feed reader and happened upon. If anyone has other awesome links, post them in the comments!
For those of you who aren’t writers, here’s an adorable kitten:
And an awesome playlist of awesome songs from composer and metalhead Daisuke Ishiwatari:
So, on with the writing news:
Apparently there’s a lawsuit going on. The Department of Justice filed it recently against some of the major publishers and Apple. Some have already settled, but others are going to court. These three link are just the start of a very large rabbit hole, and each has links to other links that I’m not going to post here.
- What Will the Book World Look Like After the DOJ Lawsuit? by Nathan Bransford
- How The Agency Model Led To An Antitrust Suit by David Gaughran
- The Business Rusch: Writers And The DOJ Lawsuit by Kristine Rusch
The rest of these are a little random. Some are about marketing, others about self-publishing, and so on.
- Let’s Say You’re a Reader by C. Hope Clark
- 7 Content Marketing Links You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without by Copyblogger
- Don’t Be THAT Writer by Roni Lauren
- 6 Reasons Authors Self-Publish by Rachelle Gardener
- Electric Speed: Groundbreaking E-Publishing Tools by Jane Friedman
- When to Mail Short Fiction To Traditional Publishers by Dean Wesley Smith