Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Exploring: A Newbie's Guide to Publishing Blog

Sometimes I discover a website or blog that's so full of information I recommend it to writer friends over and over.

One of those, of course, is The Blood-Red Pencil.

Another is Joe Konrath's A Newbie's Guide to Publishing. In addition to the blog's regular posts, brimming with information to help the beginning writer get published, Joe now has his material organized in The Newbie's Guide to Publishing, available as a free PDF download or as an e-book from Kindle.

From information on how to format for Kindle, to guest posts on promotion, Joe's blog is a must-read.

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Patricia Stoltey is a mystery author, blogger, and critique group facilitator. Active in promoting Colorado authors, she also helps local unpublished writers learn the critical skills of manuscript revision and self-editing. For information about Patricia’s Sylvia and Willie mystery series, visit her website and her blog. You can also find her on Facebook (Patricia Stoltey) and Twitter (@PStoltey).


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5 comments :

  1. Thank you, Patricia. Konrath's blog is definitly a must-follow. I appreciate the direct links!

    Helen
    Straight From Hel

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  2. Thanks for posting the link to Joe's blog. He is one of those super-generous authors who shares so much experience and expertise freely.

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  3. Joe does have a lot of great advice and definitely knows what he's doing.

    Morgan Mandel
    http://morganmandel.blogspot.com
    http://facebook.com/morgan.mandel

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  4. I think Joe's about 10 years ahead of the publishing industry on most of these issues, and I will also be writing about them in my blog posts here! (So of course I think he's a must-read)

    Scott

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The Blood-Red Pencil is a blog focusing on editing and writing advice. Some of our contributors are editors, some are authors, and some are writing sheep. Yes, sheep.

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