This Week in the Blogs, April 30 – May 6, 2016

POSTED ON May 8, 2016

Joel Friedlander

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Happy Mother’s Day! Hope you’re having a great day and can take some time out to read the opinions, tips and great information in this week’s selection of articles from some of the best writing and self-publishing blogs online.

Hugh Howey on The Wayfinder
It Has Never Been Easier
“There’s a dangerous meme in the publishing world that says self-publishing was easier in 2009 and is much harder today. But nothing could be further from the truth.”

Kristen Lamb on Kristen Lamb’s Blog
Why Your Author Blog is Stuck & What To DO
“Many writers start the blog with high hopes, then a few months in? You can’t bear to go to your computer because the screen is a reminder of that shiny blog you started…then abandoned to the spam bots.”

David Bergsland on The Skilled Workman
Book typography: The reality of picking fonts
“Any of these font families will work for you as you get into the industry and learn your craft. Eventually you will probably buy something special for your taste and style—but it certainly not necessary.”

Ali Luke on Aliventures
How (and When) to Develop Multiple Streams of Writing Income
“I’ve been writing for a living (ie. without a day job!) for nearly eight years now, and one of the ways in which I’ve made it work – particularly during the past three years of motherhood! – is to develop multiple different streams of income.”

Dan Wagstaff on The Casual Optimist
Book Covers of Note May 2016
“It’s the first week of May (whaaaat?), so it must be time for some new book covers…”

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