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Weekly Round-up: 5/3/12
Cheryl Reif Writes: What’s Weighing You Down
: Improving one aspect of your life can help improve everything else.
Help! I Need a Publisher!: Publishers are in it to make money - get over it
you want food on the table too.
TalkToYoUniverse: What's in a "strong female character"?
: Patience, consideration for others, and persistence.
Mystery Writing is Murder: Why One Traditionally-Published Author is Now Choosing Self-Publishing—by Jessica Park
: An actually thoughtful post of an author who New York screwed over.
edittorent: Want to be an editor when you grow up? :)
: It requires more than a knack at editing.
YA Indie: My Experience with BookRooster, a book review service
: Looks expensive, but it might be worth looking at the other side of it.
The Other Side of the Story: Guest Author Sherry Thomas: The Writing of Boys
: Only four points, but those points are effective.
Rebecca Kiel: Is your character stressed?
: With a list of most stressful to less stressful.
Rachelle Gardner: Are Agents Running Scared?
: They shouldn't be—if they're staying with the times.
Courage 2 Create: The Obsessed Writer’s Guide To Crawling Your Way Back To Sanity
: This is also an useful post for writers with the opposite problem.
YA Indie: You know you're a self-publisher when ...
: An oldie, but an amusing one.
Kristen Lamb's Blog: Big Six Publishing is Dead–Welcome the Massive Three
: One person's thoughts on why traditional publishing is going to bite the dust soon.
Suite T: Writing for Kids from a Faith-Based Perspective
: An interesting look into religious fiction.
The Write Practice: 5 Tips to Trap Your Characters
: A guest post by me who likes digging a hole, shoving your character into it, and watching them climb out.
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