This Week in the Blogs, January 10 – 16, 2015

by | Jan 18, 2015

I’ve picked out some great articles on writing, using social media and self-publishing from this past week. So, why not make yourself a cup of hot chocolate or maybe pour yourself another coffee, put your feet up and have a read?

Jane Friedman on Jane Friedman
How E-Books Have Changed the Print Marketplace: Digital Book World, Day 3
“On the final day of Digital Book World, one of the most tweetable sessions (aside from the Godin talk) was the Nielsen presentation on long-term changes in the print and ebook market by Jonathan Nowell.”

Tracy Hahn-Burkett on Writer Unboxed
A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting the Research Interview
“One of the most valuable methods of research for writing a novel can be the in-person interview. Experts in a particular field or people who have personally experienced something related to your story can not only answer questions put directly to them, they can provide experiential, sensory and other details it might be impossible to ga”

Nina Amir on How to Blog a Book
How to Get Over Your Technophobic Tendencies and Start Blogging
“I know a lot of writers who would like to become bloggers. I’ve also met many wanna-be online-business owners who need to blog. And I hear from tons of bloggers who would like to become better at this activity. One thing stops all of them: technology.”

Kristen Lamb on Kristen Lamb’s Blog
Be a Peep NOT a Pain–How to Use Twitter Effectively
“Today we are going to talk a little bit about how to use Twitter. Why? Because I have some really unique methods to help you guys build massive social platforms (meaningful platforms) with far less work.”

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just for Writers
Social Media Tips for Assault and Domestic Violence Survivors
“What can you do to build your author platform if you’re a survivor of domestic violence or rape?”

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