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    Our weekly roundup of links we hope you’ll find interesting and useful:

  • Earning and keeping a reader’s trust: a three-part series from The King of Elfland’s Second Cousin. Part 1 focuses on cultural touchstones and narrative precision; Part 2 on world-building and story structure; and Part 3 on character/narrator consistency.
  • Self-published author Chuck Wendig describes many good reasons not to self-publish, and and so does author Edan Lepucki. Check out the comment conversations on both posts for a variety of smart and thoughtful perspectives.
  • If you do self-publish, you may be interested in Amazon.com’s new KDP Select Program
  • …but make sure to read the fine print.
  • Author Anne R. Allen has a great Beginner’s Guide to Blogging for authors.
  • Author Rick Daley offers a helpful FAQ on SEO.
  • Creativity expert Michael Michalko with 12 things about creative thinking they don’t teach in school.

Enjoy your weekend. Write something wonderful!

Posted by: Kelley

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