This roundup of interesting posts from April includes posts about writers and writing, craft, business, blogging, technology tips and the writing lifestyle. Many people have been looking into a crystal ball to see where e-book publishing is headed. Others are focusing on tips to make e-book publishing more efficient.
Will Self-Pub Dwindle When There’s Less Backlist for Authors to Exploit? by Jane Friedman on janefriedman.com April 24, 2014. Publishing industry trends and analysis.
How to Load EBooks Onto a Kindle or iPad by Molly Green on molly-green.com April 22, 2014. Basic “how to” needed to keep the self-pub industry chugging.
The Mesa Refuge, A Writer’s Retreat on the Bluffs of Tomales Bay by Flannery Patton on thewritelife.com April 21, 2014. A beautiful spot for your writing voice to emerge.
How to Save a Webpage into OneNote from Chrome by me on kathryngoldman.com April 21, 2014. A tip for organizing a writing tool across multiple platforms.
The Periodic Table of Storytelling by James Harris on designthroughstorytelling.net. A beautiful and practical chart that breakdowns the chemistry of a story. WARNING: You may spend a lot of time here.
Five Warning Signs Your Story Needs Revision by Kristen Lamb on warriorwriters.wordpress.com April 17, 2014. Writing craft advice on spotting the need for an editor.
1 Million Page Views Later, How I Am Blogging Different by Dave Schneider on bloggingwizard.com April 16, 2014. Practical steps for freshening up a blog to make it more effective.
Literary vs. Genre Fiction: Which Do You Prefer? by Jami Gold on jamigold.com April 15, 2014. The first post in a fabulous conversation about perspectives in literary and genre fiction. Be sure to read the series of posts and comments.
The Top 8 Traits of the YA Bully by Christine on betternovelproject.com April 15, 2014. A key piece in the continuing deconstruction of the YA novel.