Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tuesday's Tips for Flailing Writers: Links!

Psst. C'mere. AdvancedFictionWriting.com has the secret to creating characters.

Can a writer write too much? The NYTimes argues the pros and cons of prolific publishing.

Warning: Take this one with a grain shaker of salt. The NYPost presents: Blogging for bucks: How the pros get paid.

In a seemingly obvious (yet obviously necessary) piece, The Rejecter warns would-be authors against sending query letters to 'rockstar agents'...especially those listed as, "not accepting queries."

My favorite link of the lot comes care of Pub Rants. An excerpt: Some days I can’t help thinking, and yes I’ll admit this is cynical, that there are more people who want to write a book than there are people who actually read books. When asked, just about every person you talk to believes they have at least one book in them. These same people when asked how many books they’ve read in the last year might also say just one.
To read the whole thing, click here.