Fire At Warp 10 (January 5)

Welcome to 2012!

Every Monday we blog about writing, and Thursdays we post a collection of our favorite writing posts from the last week. Have a link to share – leave it in the comments. For great writing linkage every day (stuff we don’t share here), ‘Like’ the GWP Facebook page.

Marcy Kennedy blogs at Life At Warp 10

The Great Equalizer – When we talk about equalizers, things that cut across all humanity, we usually focus on the big things—death, marriage, birth. But we don’t have any control over those big things. Not really. We do have control over the smaller ones and how often we seek them out.

Lisa Hall-Wilson blogs Through the Fire

The nasty hacker-from-hell-who-probably-eats-his-own-young still has control of Lisa’s site. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s all sorted out. Leave a ((hug)) in the comments – Lisa’s super bummed!

Writing Links

2012 Publishing Predictions – Author Media brings together some of the biggest names and brightest minds in publishing to get their ideas on what this year might bring for writers.

Why We Should All Hug a Self-Publisher and Indie Author – Kristen Lamb points out how self-pubbed and indie writers are the trend setters that forge the path for the rest of us, regardless of whether we choose to go it traditional or on our own.

Pitch Prep: How to Write a Pitch – Jami Gold prepares for the pitch slam at her website next week by giving some practical tips for preparing your pitch (of any length).

The Web was saturated with Resolution and Year Planning posts. Here’s a great post on 2012 Predictions For Freelancers (you know, those people who write so they can eat 🙂

Chuck Wendig posted about 25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing. Chuck is crass – you’ve been warned, but he knows his stuff.

Christina Katz (aka @thewritermama – you’re following her on Twitter, right?) posted 10 Wake-Up Calls For Writers. Must read!

Great checklist: 40 questions to test your mss – a writer’s pre-flight checklist

Finally, a great year end review from @thrillerchick

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5 comments on “Fire At Warp 10 (January 5)

  1. Hi Ladies:
    Tonight, I clicked on 2012 Publishing Predictions and read all of the predictions.
    I would love to hear your thoughts on self-publishing e-books?
    It worries me that anyone can publish a book.

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