I didn't realize it had been so long since we've had a mash-up -- we had a ton of links for you! I've tried to organize them into categories, but it was like herding cats! Have a wonderful Holiday for all our readers in the States!
Changes in the Market:
Indy and Epublishing:
3 Publishing Trends Writers need to be on top of – by Jane Friedman
Author Marketing lists book marketing articles
Market news, Entangled Publishing by Cindy Myers
Love me, read me, buy me, promoting
Why authors fail
Setting up a brand page on Face book without needing a personal profile
Estributor a new position for agents
How to advertise your book on a budget
Amy Shojai’s Tuesday Tip Series on all thing DIY and Kindle are WONDERFUL!
For any of you who worry over your Blog/Twitter/Facebook numbers like a mother hen, this post is for you!
Inspiration / Creating
Writing Contests, the best ones to enter
Anatomy of a kiss
So you want to be a writer A video
Struggling With Burnout
Advice on Zen Habits
A great mash-up from Piper Bayard – The End is Near and We Deserve it…
10 MORE ways to support authors you love…by Chuck Wendig
Haley Whitehall has a great list of Mark Twain quotes to make every writer smile.
Gene Lempp gathered a magnificent list of Blog Treasures so the rest of us writers wouldn’t have to – AWESOME list!
If you don’t hop on over to Mystery Writing Is Murder every Sunday for Twitterific, you are missing out!
And finally, just for the Holiday:
If you want to get a peek at the Declaration of Independence, and hear Lee Greenwood sing, get on over to Angela McGill’s July 4th blog, Celebrate Your Independence.