CRAFT: The Ten Mistakes Writers Don’t See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do) Excellent list of things to remove from your writing to make it stronger.
MARKET: Fantasy short story anthology. Marion Zimmer Bradley’s SWORD AND SORCERESS is now open for submissions for the the next volume. This is a very specialized type of short story so be sure to check the guidelines and read some recent past issues.
ROYALTY STATEMENT: Lynn Viehl talks about the facts and figures for one of her books which reached the top 20 on the New York Times bestseller list, and she shows her royalty statement. This is a must-see.
MARKET NEWS: Agent Kristin Nelson blogs on what UK children’s editors are looking for.
CRAFT: The importance of dramatic “punch lines” in writing fiction.
CRAFT: How to use setting as a character.
BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: Lou Aronica--publisher, author, and editor, blogs on his new small publishing company, The Story Plant, about the difficulties of building new authors’ careers and the Catch-22’s inherent in the publishing business.
BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING: The Rejecter blogs on why a publishing contract can be cancelled.