Fave photo of the week: Taking kidlet on a miniature train ride in Fort Worth yesterday. Kidlet declared, "It's just like the Dinosaur train! But no dinosaurs." :)
Alright, we've made it to Friday, everyone. Congrats. :) And since I had to skip last Friday's round-up, we have an extra long one today. Hope you find something worth reading.
- Books on the Installment Plan - The Kill Zone
- Jennifer Represents...: On Categorization
- maybe genius: How to Be Friends With Another Writer
- The Kill Zone: 10 Commandments for Writers
- Sara Megibow Sells Romance – A Second book deal – the cause for REAL celebration! | Romance University
- Eight Secrets Which Writers Won’t Tell You — Aliventures
- Author, Jody Hedlund: The Funny Thing About First Drafts
- How To Read Amazon Review Graphs - GalleyCat <--This makes me sad. I have a hard time believing that the "majority" of authors are engaging in paid reviews or sock puppeting. Most of us just do rain dances and pray people will go review our books.
- Jen and Sophia Talk About Serial Romance via Fiction Vixen
- How to Write Proficiently About Things You Don't Know by Jody Hedlund
- Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Long Ago via Elana Johnson
- Writer Unboxed » The Writer’s Block Myth
On Social Media/Marketing:
- Author, Jody Hedlund: When Should a Writer Stop Marketing a Book?
- The Stephen King Guide to Marketing | Jane Friedman
- Should You Blog Your Book? « Writerland
- So You Didn't Read a Site's Terms of Service... Now What? | BlogHer
- When Do Writers Need Multiple Blogs? « Kristen Lamb's Blog
- Reader Profiling, by Erika Robuck - Penguin Community Blog post
For Gits and Shiggles:
- Submissives are not doormats via The Playroom
- Liza Palmer: Why Should Pleasure be Guilty? <--love this
- A Question That Changes Everything | Michael Hyatt <--simple but great question
- Real Beauty | peanut butter on the keyboard
- What is your damage, Bravo’s ‘Heathers’ reboot? | PopWatch Mobile | EW.com <--80s reboots FTW
- 50 Shades of Infographic - GalleyCat <--so funny
What You May Have Missed Here:
- The New Fall TV Season Starts: Anyone Else Gun Shy?
- The Return of the Serial Novel and My New Book Deal!
- Read the First Chapter of FALL INTO YOU
- Facebook vs. Twitter: Where The Readers Are
- Your Facebook Page May Be Blocking Your Fans
So that's what I have for the week. How was your week? What are you reading?