Weekly Roundup of Interesting Articles and Blogsites

Using social media effectively:

6 Ways to Measure Your Social Media Results

On self-publishing:

Reasons Not to Self-Publish in 2011-2012: A List

On promotion, platform, etc.

The Importance of Building an Author Platform

Rethinking the Familiar Book Tour

Indie authors, don’t turn your noses up at traditional PR

On ePublishing and eBooks:

Tim Coates to Launch International E-bookstore, Bilbary

EBooks sales to triple to $9.3 billion by 2016

On writing:

3 Keys to Success: Show Up, Be Present, and Hope for Serendipity

The No. 1 Overlooked Skill for Every Author

Writers Learn the Waiting Game

Why (Some) Authors Fail

On reading:

Why It’s a Great Time to Be a Reader

On getting published:

Successful Queries: Agent Jen Rofe and “Skyship Academy: The Pearl Wars”

On the financial/business side of publishing:

How many Christmases until we see a whole new industry?

How to create a winning book cover: Questions to ask yourself and your designer

Great blog posts:

10 Lessons Learned in 10 Months Blogging

Expertise & Success – Not a Stroke of Genius

Reading For Fun

All you need for Christmas are books by Alberta Authors!

Great quotes:

“We read to know that we are not alone.” – C.S. Lewis!

And… just for fun:

Thanks but no thanks: famous authors’ rejection letters

7 Life Lessons You Can Learn From ‘Star Trek’

4 responses

  1. Thank you so much for including my blog post in your weekly roundup up Sue, you have made my day 🙂

    1. Thanks for writing such a great post!

  2. Excellent roundup! Looks like I have some reading to do!

  3. Great roundup once again, Sue!

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