Friday, July 23, 2010

21 Best Articles This Week for Writers 7/23/2010

Here's what's new around the blogosphere this week. There was certainly a lot of it, which means there must be a lot that we missed. If you have good news or a great link to share, please put it in the comments!

The Craft of Writing
To Market
After the Sale
  • Web Presence Checklist [Self-Publishing Review] Website, blog, author email & signature, announcing on forums and mailing lists, social networking, author pages, title information submission, book reviews, contributed articles, contests, book trailers, paid advertisements, merchandise.... And you thought the hard work was done when you sold the book?
  • How to Impress Booksellers [Galley Cat] Check #waystoimpressbooksellers Tweeps!
  • Publishing Insiders Wrap-Up: Why Some Authors Fail [Author Marketing Experts] Successful authors are open, hardworking, and willing to do something writing-related 7 days a week.
Trends and Issues
Twitter, Blogging, and Social Media
Just for Smiles
Other Weekly Round-Ups:
Did we miss anything? Anyone? Please leave a comment!

Happy reading and joyous writing,

Martina & Marissa


  1. What an amazing list. Thanks for posting it.

  2. OMG!!!! That was the best list. Ever. I'm going to have to spend an entire week reading all of these links.

    Wow, it must have taken you days to put the post together. I'm sending you some virtual chocolate, though you probably need the real stuff more. :D

  3. PS You two are amazing for doing the research to find all of this!

  4. Thanks so much for the link to my yWriter video!

  5. every single week you two BLOW MY MIND. incredible.

  6. Great as always! I still don't get how you two have the time to do ALL of this research EVERY SINGLE WEEK. It kind of blows my mind.

  7. Thanks for two mentions! Your lists are so well- organized and comprehensive. You're providing a fantastic service here--& saving us a lot of time. Thank you!

  8. Wow - that's a ton of great stuff. Thanks!

  9. Great list of links. Thanks for including me in them too. :)

  10. Thanks, everyone! And you're MOST welcome to all of you who are on the list. Thank YOU for putting in the work of writing the posts. :)

    It was a good week, wasn't it? So much stuff out there. I may have had a few small epiphanies.

    Have a great weekend, and thanks so much for being supportive and encouraging. We are beyond grateful!

    Martina & Marissa

  11. Oh my lord, that was the best list this side of schindler. Thank you so much!


  12. Another great list! I just spent my Friday evening reading from these great links. It was an awesome roundup, as usual.

    Thanks so much for the mention!

  13. WOW!!! You guys do a FABULOUS job linking to all the writing articles of the week!! Thanks for listing mine! I appreciate it! :-)

  14. Fabulous list! I always learn so much from your posts and links.

  15. Thanks for including me. I'm enjoying doing the series because it's keeping me writing a lot more than usual.

    Thanks also for all the work you do compiling this list - I'm really looking forward to working through them all.

  16. Thanks again for including the sisters in Scribe! And what a great list AGAIN! Very helpful, and we totally appreciate it.

  17. Thanks for putting this list together. I really look forward to it. Now to set some time aside to read.

  18. Fantastic list! I really appreciate the hard work that goes into compiling something like that.

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