Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

It’s that time of the week where we take a look at the best advice and articles the interwebz has to offer.

On Writing
The Emotion In Your Writing Is Failing, and Here’s Why — Fuel Your Writing (Andrianes Pinantoan)
Developing a Story Idea — Mystery Writing is Murder (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
25 Reasons You Should Quit Writing — Terrible Minds (Chuck Wendig)
The Art of Bloodletting:Translating Suffering to the Shared Page — WordServe Water Cooler (Leslie Leyland Fields)
Don’t Think Too Much, You’ll Create a Problem That Wasn’t Even There — Adventures In YA & Children’s Publishing (Guest Julie Musil)
Writing in Interruptions — Mystery Writing is Murder (Elizabeth Spann Craig)
The Drama Bomb – Drop it! — riters In The Storm Blog (Guest Mario Avecedo)
How to Avoid the Second Book Slump — Author Culture (Janalyn Voigt)
Filter Words — Pub(lishing) Crawl (Susan Dennard)
LITERARY DEVICES: FORESHADOWING — Fantasy Faction (Amy Rose Davis)
— Novel Publicity (Guest Marie Borthwick)
Taking the Mystery out of Editing Those Pesky Subplots! — Laura Pauling (Guest Becca Puglisi)
Grammar Rules: Further and Farther — Writing Forward (Melissa Donovan)

On Publishing & Agents
I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Agent — Books & Such (Wendy Lawton)
Agent Expectations and Priorities, Part 1 — WordServe Water Cooler (Greg Johnson)
Common Lies Self-Published Authors Believe. — The Writing Bomb (Jeff Bennington)
All About Advances — Rachelle Gardner

On Social Media
How to get on well with Twitter — Do Authors Dream of Electric Books (Guest Roz Morris)

On Blogging
[There was nothing this week. Seriously. But if you want to know more about blogging, I’d suggest following CopyBlogger and ProBlogger. They are geared toward marketing and also help teach you about SEO.]

On Reading
Resources for Free Kindle Books — Bewitched Bookworms (Heather)
10 YA Books That Scarred Us For Life — Flavor Wire (Emily Temple)
So You Want to Read YA? — Stacked (Guest Sarah Anderson)
Why fiction is good for you — Boston.com (Jonathan Gottschall)
You can like what you like — Stacked (Kelly)

Other Useful Stuff Too
Get Thee To An Editor! 7 Reasons You Need One — Write It Sideways (Sarah Baughman)
Fun & Inexpensive Ideas For Writing Retreats — The Writer’s Alley (Sherrinda Ketchersid)
Finding Time to Write: Making Hard Choices — Pub(lishing) Crawl (Amie Kaufman)
Why Self-Conscious Writers Are Doomed — Wordplay (K.M. Weiland)

That’s it for this week! There won’t be a Thirsty Thursday on the 31st. I’m going to be spending that week and the last couple of days before the new blog goes live doing the finishing touches. Until then, enjoy these great links=)

About Katie Doyle

Katie Doyle is an avid reader, writer of NA and Adult fiction, a mom to two tornadoes that resemble an eight and six year old, and pet to a tuxedo cat named Oz and a German Shepherd/Boxer rescue named Charlie. If she's not reading, writing, or getting Oz out of a tree, she's screaming at characters on TV and trying not to curse around her kids.
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8 Responses to Thirsty Thursday Blog Round-Up

  1. Donna Hole says:

    Ok, I guess I know where my weekend reading will be spent :)These are awesome links Kathleen. I'll be back to peruse most of them………dhole

  2. Donna Hole says:

    Ok, I guess I know where my weekend reading will be spent :)These are awesome links Kathleen. I'll be back to peruse most of them………dhole

  3. Fantastic list! You always seem to post a couple that are really helpful to me. 🙂 Have a great long weekend!

  4. Fantastic list! You always seem to post a couple that are really helpful to me. 🙂 Have a great long weekend!

  5. Woah! Look at all those links! Settling in for a big browse session now 🙂

  6. Woah! Look at all those links! Settling in for a big browse session now 🙂

  7. Wow, that's a lot of links. Thanks for sharing!I'm looking for some ninja writers to interview for my Ninja spotlight series. If you're interested, go to http://kelworthfiles.wordpress.com/2012/05/16/im-looking-for-a-few-good-ninjas/ to find out more!

  8. Wow, that's a lot of links. Thanks for sharing!I'm looking for some ninja writers to interview for my Ninja spotlight series. If you're interested, go to http://kelworthfiles.wordpress.com/2012/05/16/im-looking-for-a-few-good-ninjas/ to find out more!

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