Pick of the Twitter: June, 2015

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Twitter picks for June, 2015:

  1. Query Question: maps, illustrations and other visuals in novels  @JanetReid

  2. 3 Steps to Driving More Traffic & Selling More Books or Products via LinkedIn @WriteToDone

  3. How Authors Can Evaluate Hybrid Publishers @JaneFriedman

  4. Why Small Business Owners Should Seriously Consider Blogging @socialmedia2day

  5. The Complete List of Creative Distractions and Defenses Against Them @WriterUnboxed

  6. Want to Build an Email List? 7 Newsletter Platforms to Choose From @thewritelife

  7. Writing About Guns: 10 Errors to Avoid in Your Novel via @JaneFriedman (TY. Am writing thriller. Vital to know facts!)

  8. How to take a break from writer’s block by James Chartrand @menwithpens

  9. Writing a Book? How to Know When to Stop Editing and Move On @thewritelife

  10. Q&A On Writing, Self Publishing And Book Marketing @thecreativepenn

  11. Split Narratives: Dividing Your Story Between Two or More Narrators  @aliventures

  12. What Every Writer Ought to Know About the Omniscient POV @KMWeiland

  13. Writing When It’s Difficult to Write @elizabethscraig

  14. The Great Big List of Twitter Lists, Ideas, and Tools @socialmedia2day

  15.  A HUGE list of free ebook sites for authors to promote their free ebooks!  @bkmkting

  16. The difference between editing and proofreading: @LeahMcClellan

  17.  Where’s the white space? How writers can show, not tell, through dialog and narrative @CSLakin

  18.  “Long Term Book Marketing” @bkmkting

  19. The Only Thing You Need to Know About Writing Strong Female Characters @KMWeiland

  20.  Email Newsletters for Authors: Get Started Guide  @JaneFriedman

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Pick of the Twitter: January 2015

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Twitter picks for January, 2015:

  1.  TWITTER TIPS for AUTHORS  @IndieAuthorNews

  2.  Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2015  @WritetoDone

  3. What Are The Best Times to Post on Social Media  @Mariner_Consult

  4. How are You Using LinkedIn as a Writer?  @ebooksintl  via @111publishing

  5.  Book marketing tips, quotes and more on our Pinterest board @bkmkting

  6.  Top Tips for writing Historical Fiction  by @DinahJefferies via @WomenWriters

  7. Tips on how to take care of the inner and outer writer @CSLakin

  8.  17 Tips How to Successful Run Book Giveaways  @111publishing

  9.  101 Fabulous Plot Resources For Novelists  @MollyGreene

  10.  The Ultimate List of Social Media Acronyms and Abbreviations @buffer

 

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Pick of the Twitter: December, 2014

 

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Looking for writing/marketing/reading tips? Here are my Top Twitter picks for December, 2014:

  1. Marketing your book on Goodreads via @BookTemplates @CiaraBallintine

  2. 13 Podcasts That Love Books as Much as You Do via @VanWritersFest

  3.  Your 2015 Blogging Roadmap. @WritersDigest

  4.  We remember the great authors we said good-bye to in 2014 @CBCBooks

  5.  What Do Agents Like to See When They Google Writers? @carlywatters via @elizabethscraig

  6.  5 Steps to Clutter-Free Writing @WriteToSell

  7. Our Most Popular Posts on Writing  @thewritelife

  8. The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers via @ZeBookman

  9.  How To Approach a Bookstore: Tips for Authors   @HollyBrady via @WriterUnboxed

  10.  Overcome Procrastination: Steven Pressfield’s Top 12 Tips  via @EricStoffle

 

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Pick of the Twitter: May, 2014

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Twitter Picks for May, 2014:

 

  1. 13 Ways to Convince a Literary Agent to Represent You   by @Rachelle Gardner

  2. Twitter Tools: HootSuite & TweetDeck Highlights  by @laurazera via @mollygreene

  3. The Hectic Life of a Multi-Published Author  by @JodyHedlund

  4. What to expect when you attend a literary conference, trade show, or book fair by @chrisrobley @BookBaby

  5. How to Book a Successful Blog Tour  by @stephaniebond via @bkmkting

  6.  Questions about Editing by @CSLakin

  7. How to Easily Double Your Traffic from Social Media via @Mariner_Consult

  8.  Writing Tip: #23 The Notecard System  by @JakeVanderArk via @EricStoffle

  9. Smart Quotes by Ilene Strizver   (Annie here>>>I’m curious: Authors, do U use smart quotes? Do U turn them off? Which is better?)

  10. Being an Author vs. Running a Business as an Author  by @JaneFriedman

  11. What Do I Do with Random LinkedIn Connections?  by Ezra Chasser  @sorethumbnyc (Loved this post. Great info!)

  12. How to Keep Your Writing in Your Over-the-Top Busy Life: Helpful Techniques from the Experts by Mary Caroll Moore

  13. 10 Pinterest Rules Every Business Needs to Know Before Posting by Matthew Kobach

  14. Consider Advertising Your Book Locally by Richard Ridley @CreateSpace

  15.  7 Times When A Comma Has Made A MAJOR Difference  by @MaddieCrum @HuffPostbooks via @RandomHouseCA

 

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Pick of the Twitter: April, 2014

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Ten oops! Twenty** Twitter picks for April, 2014:

**I usually pull 16 or 17 tweets at month end and pare down to 10. This time around, I dug up 32. So many great posts! Thus, the 20! Enjoy! 🙂

  1.  5 Marketing Strategies for Writers Who Hate Promoting Their Own Work by @HughOSmith @thewritelife

  2. So You Want To Make A Living Writing? 13 Harsh Truths.  by @Bob_Mayer

  3. How to Cheat to Find More Work Time   by @Jody Hedlund

  4. Why Author Email Addresses Make a Difference by Caitlin Muir @AuthorMedia

  5. What “Learning to Say No” Really Means by @alexisgrant

  6. The Writer’s High by Harrison Demchick  @BookBaby

  7. Productivity For Authors. Fighting Overwhelm And How I Am Refocusing My Workload by Joanna Penn @thecreativepenn

  8. How to Use Research to Take Content From Flimsy to Fabulous by Emily Gaines Buchler @socialmedia2day

  9.  Want to be a better writer? Read more! @HuffPostBooks

  10. I love my job, oh yes I do   @Janet_Reid (I love this agent’s blog!)

  11. Revising with the Present Perfect by Maeve Maddox  (Excellent revision tip!)

  12.  5 Tips to Speed Up Your Writing and Skyrocket Your Quality by Danny Iny @WriteToDone via @EricStoffle

  13. The Art of Creating Memorable Villains Whatever Your Genre by Lisa Alber @WriterUnboxed

  14. The Story Grid: A Writer’s Tool   by @Bob_Mayer

  15.  The 10 best books about self publishing – a reading list by Robert Wood @standoutbooks via @elizabethscraig

  16. The Complete Guide to Query Letters That Get Manuscript Requests  by @JaneFriedman

  17.  Must Have Conflict! How to Introduce Conflict into your Fiction by @CSLakin

  18. The Perfect Storm that All Writers Need to Avoid by James Chartrand  

  19.  Five Tips for Cutting through Twitter Noise: by @PGillin  @skyword via @BrianHonigman

  20.  5 Beautifully Written Books To Inspire Your Writing by Diane O’Connell @WriteToSell

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Pick of the Twitter: March, 2014

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Ten Twitter picks for March, 2014:

  1.  3 Reasons Aspiring Novelists Should Retreat by Diane O’Connell @WriteToSell

  2. The New Publishing Platform on LinkedIn: Why You Should Care and How to Contribute  by Stephanie Chandler @bizauthor

  3.  How To Complete Every Writing Project You Start: Become a Completion Addict by Jessica Baverstock @WriteToDone

  4. 29 Ways to Stay Creative: VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC by Dianna Dilworth @GalleyCat

  5. Book Promotions That Work by Molly Greene @mollygreene

  6. What Do Agents Like to See When They Google Writers? by Carly Watters  @carlywatters

  7. How to Find the Time in your Busy Life to Make Writing a Priority   RT @AmazonKDP via @HuffPostBooks

  8. Should You Write the Whole Book before Pitching?  by Rachelle Gardner @RachelleGardner

  9. THE VARIED EMOTIONAL STAGES OF WRITING A BOOK by Chuck Wendig  (I can relate to this! How about you?)

  10. QueryTip: Wait! Wait!  by Janet Reid @Janet_Reid

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Pick of the Twitter: February, 2014

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Ten Twitter picks for February, 2014:

  1. 11 Fantastic Apps for Writers   @HuffPostBooks
  2. 5 Ways to Make Time to Write by Diane O’Connell  @WriteToSell
  3. A Quick 5-Point Checklist for Writing a Scene @JodyHedlund
  4. The (Quiet) Omniscient Narrator by Celeste Ng  @glimmertrain via @JaneFriedman
  5. Timeless Writing Tips from Successful Writers Of Our Time by Irwin Lagman  @bloggingtips
  6. Why Your Antagonist Needs a Mushy Moment  @KMWeiland
  7. A Template for Marketing Books: “The Official Self-Published Book Marketing Plan”  by Nick Thacker @CSLakin
  8. Radio 101: Tips for Authors & Speakers Doing Radio Interviews  @BookBaby
  9.  Why You should Embrace Your Creative Blocks  by Melissa Dinwiddie @HuffPostBooks
  10. 10 Tips for Aspiring Historical Fiction Authors   @stephaniedray

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Pick of the Twitter: January 2014

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Ten Twitter picks for January, 2014:

  1. Ten Lessons in Non-Fiction Writing by Joanna Penn @thecreativepenn
  2. Question: Book Promotion on Twitter by Janet Reid @Janet_Reid
  3. How to Get Others to Do Your Social Media Marketing for Free – by Mark Lerner on jeffbullas.com via @111publishing
  4. 101 Fabulous Plot Resources For Novelists  by Molly Greene @mollygreene via @markbrassington
  5. My Process for Approaching Large Revisions  by Elizabeth S. Craig  @elizabethscraig
  6. How Pinterest Can Turn Your Boring Writing Portfolio Into a Lead-Generating Machine   by Wendy Parish @thewritelife
  7. The 15 Best Twitter Lists for Writers by Carrie Smith @thewritelife
  8. It Takes the Time It Takes “You should always be writing, but never be hurrying.” by Chuck Wendig @ChuckWendig
  9. Thinking of doing webinars? Check out this article on MeetingBurner vs GoToWebinar by Alexis Grant @AlexisGrant
  10. Killing Characters? Do It Successfully with Tips by K. M. Weiland  @KMWeiland

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Pick of the Twitter: December, 2013

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Looking for writing/marketing tips? Here are my Top Ten Twitter picks for December, 2013:

  1. 14 Publishing Predictions for 2014   @Author Media

  2. How to Find Your Writer’s Voice @HuffPostBooks

  3. 7 Best Writers’ Resolutions from Psychology Today via  @JamesScottBell

  4. Henry Miller’s 11 Rules for Writing @GalleyCat

  5. How Much Does author Platform Impact Sales? @JaneFriedman

  6. From Writer to Author to Publisher to Marketer  by @CSLakin via @EricStoffle

  7. Writers: What is a Galley and Why Do You Need One?  @BookBaby @ChrisRobley

  8. How to Free Your Mind: 15 Decluttering Tips @arkathick via @AnnTran

  9. Tips for Writing in Short Blocks of Time by @elizabethscraig

  10. Character Development: Finding a Friend for Life by @RichardEPreston via @WritersDigest @ChuckSambuchino

 

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Pick of the Twitter, October, 2013

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Looking for writing tips? Here are my top ten Twitter picks for October, 2013:

  1. 50+ Things to Blog About When You Have Writer’s Block by Caitlin Muir  @AuthorMedia

  2. “The Truth about Overnight Success” by Ali Luke @aliventures @copybloggerRSS

  3. Why You’re Not Selling Your E-Books by Judy Cullins @CoachJudy

  4. Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: Professional Resources for Writers by @KMWeiland via @EricStoffle

  5. How to Get in the Zone and Stay in the Zone with Tom Evans   @thecreativepenn

  6. 5 Tips for Writing Historical Fiction    by @ChuckSambuchino @WritersDigest

  7. 5 Reasons You Should Embrace Rejection by Linda Formichelli @LFormichelli

  8. Cut Thousands of Words Without Shedding a Tear (How to Tighten Your Manuscript) by @RachelleGardner

  9. What makes a good short story? by Heidi Pitlor @BAShortStories @HuffPostBooks

  10. Atypical Protagonists: Six Anti-Heroes From Great Works of Fiction   by @ChrisCiolli  @readlearnwrite via @elizabethscraig

Many thanks to Tweeters and Bloggers alike!

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