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The Publishing Pulse: October 5th, 2012



Great Writing

KM Weiland explained how you can use adverbs to create music for your readers’ ears.

Author Natalie Lakosil examines ‘showing’ verses ‘telling’ from a unique angle that will help strengthen your story.

The Edittorrent had three posts this week (one, two, three) to help you strengthen your sentences so they are no longer confusing.

Marketing

Here are twelve mistakes to avoid when asking for a book review.

Are you making these five obnoxious marketing techniques? Hopefully you won’t be after reading Jody Hedlund’s post.

The buy me buy me buy me repetition on social media can annoy your potential readers to the point they won’t buy your book. Dan Blank has a solution that can by-pass this issue and lead to more sales.

Do you need a platform? Agent Rachelle Gardner weighs in on this frequently asked question. 

Around the Internet

If you're planning to participate in NaNoWriMo next month, now is the time to start preparing. If you are unfamiliar with the annual event in which you write 50,000 during November, check out the website for more information. 

Google and publishers have settled after seven years.


Have a great weekend, everyone. And for those of you living in Canada, have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. 


Stina Lindenblatt @StinaLL writes young adult and new adult novels. In her spare time, she’s a photographer and blogging addict, and can be found hanging out on her blog.  
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1 comments:

On October 5, 2012 at 4:54 PM , Martha Ramirez said...

As always, more GREAT links! Thank you, Stina. You rock!