Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A Smattering of Informative Posts This Week

On Tweeting:
Read about the good bits of the Tweeting life.
“Twitter is all about people . . . sharing and connecting . . . a great promotion tool . . . the key to using it effectively. . .”

Scandal of the week revealed:
“You may have heard of a little scandal last week involving Lendink, where a group of authors – mainly indie, although some were traditionally published – misunderstood the purpose of borrowing site LendInk, mistakenly believing the site had pirated their books.” Read the rest by Talli Roland on The Importance of Reading the Fine Print

Inspiration for older writers:
Never give up on your dreams. You’re never too old to publish. Anne R. Allen’s Blog.

Short Story contest with $$$$ awards
Glimmer Train's - Short Story Award for New Writers
Deadline for entries: August 31, 2012
Glimmer Train is having a short story contest for new writers with a first prize of $1500.00, so if you have a story, now is the time to enter. 

Have you been unsure where to submit your novel?
How do you choose a publishing house to get your novel out there? Sunny Frazier tells all at Novel Spaces:

I will be visiting Sherri Isaac on her blog, Psychological Sizzle, this Saturday with a post on past lives. Hope to see you there.