Friday Features #32

Welcome to another edition of Friday Features! It's a bit late due to lots of Thanksgiving cooking (and celebrating!). Enjoy, and as always, please consider sharing if you find this list of links helpful! Thanks!

Fun/Motivation/Productivity

Saying “No” to NaNoWriMo | www.publetariat.com

Why You Should Take a Day Off from Writing

The Only 2 Things Authors Ought to be Doing | www.publetariat.com

Writing And Publishing Using Scrivener With Gwen Hernandez | The Creative Penn

Overcome Procrastination: Steven Pressfield’s Top 12 Tips | Write to Done

The Funnily Enough: A Place for Writers

Writer Unboxed » Stop Feeling Like an Author Wishbone: First Do No Harm

NaNoWriMo Halftime | GENREALITY

The Bookshelf Muse: 6-1/2 Things I Learned from NaNoWriMo

You Gotta Want It Badly | www.publetariat.com

How to Become World-class: An Interview with Tim Ferriss | Goins, Writer

The Only Way You Will Ever Make Time for Writing | Krissy Media Ink

Writing Inspiration & Tips

Writability: On Writing "Real" Characters

The Bookshelf Muse: Physical Attributes Thesaurus Entry: Arms

Gearing Up for the Last Book in a Series | GENREALITY

The Writers Alley: What's on Your Novel's Soundtrack?

Two New Movies That Demonstrate Story Physics

Writer Unboxed » 4 Options for Improving Your Fiction

ROW80 Check-In 7: Tamora Pierce on finding ideas & dealing with writer’s block « EM Castellan

Writing the Heart of Your Story | The Creative Penn

Where Do Successful Authors Get Their Most Brilliant Writing Ideas? :Writing Forward

The Other Side of the Story: Guest Author Sally Harris: How to Write Laughworthy Stories

The Other Side of the Story: Guest Blogger Nancy Parker: 5 Tips for Developing Supporting Characters

How To Find An Idea You Are Absolutely In Love With « Courage 2 Create

QueryTracker Blog: Creating Tension

Writability: Book Titles: How Do You Choose?

The Bookshelf Muse: Increasing Your Book's Momentum, by Editor Laura Carlson

Revision/Editing

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: What I Learned Writing Dreamlander: Why Non-Writers Give the Best Critiques

The Writers Alley: Using The Delete Button in Editing *sigh*

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: What I Learned Writing Dreamlander: Preparation Is Worth a Pound of Proofreading

Author Platform

Author Blogging 101: The Holy Trinity of Abundant Blog Traffic — The Book Designer

WG2E Guest Lexi Ryan on Using Facebook to Increase Ebook Sales

15 WordPress User Errors That Make You Look Silly [Infographic] | Copyblogger

Find Time for Social Media: Eight Tips For Self-Publishing Indie Authors. By Laura Pepper Wu. | Advice on Self-Publishing & Selling Your Books. From The Alliance of Independent Authors

How to Use WordPress: Tips & Tricks - Blogging with Amy

5 Tips for Getting More Likes and Participation on Your Facebook Author Page | Lindsay Buroker

Book Marketing

Writer Unboxed » Do You Cringe When Authors Market Their Books?

NA Alley: E-Book Selling Best Practices - As Presented by Jim Azevedo of Smashwords!

Painlessly Use Social Media to Build an Evangelist-Filled Fan Base, Part 2 [Guest Post] — Self Publishing Team

What's the Best Way to Promote Children's Books? - The Savvy Book Marketer

Publishing News & Tips

Ebook Pricing: The Bloody Big Dilemma • Ryan Casey

Amazon Kindle Celebrates 5th Birthday | Publish Your Own Ebooks

Marketing in a nutshell : A year in the life of a self-published author – Part III | Rachel Abbott – Writer

Can I Make More Money via Traditional or Self-Pub? | Rachelle Gardner

The New World of Publishing: Some Perspective On 2012 |

Work, work, work – and get fat! : A year in the life of a self-published author-Part IV | Rachel Abbott – Writer

Anne R. Allen's Blog: What's Next in Publishing? Literary Agent Laurie McLean Looks in Her Crystal Ball

Alliance of Independent Authors FAQ | Advice on Self-Publishing & Selling Your Books. From The Alliance of Independent Authors

Why I Unpublished My Self-Published Novel « Catherine, Caffeinated

What a difference an agent makes! A year in the life of a self-published author – Part V | Rachel Abbott – Writer

Are you pressing publish before you’re ready – just because it’s so easy? | 30 Day Books

Separate vs. Joint Accounting | Nathan Bransford, Author

A change of lifestyle: A year in the life of a self-published author – Part VI | Rachel Abbott – Writer

Does your eBook Cover hit the right buttons? A Checklist | 30 Day Books

QueryTracker Blog: Everyone's A Critic

C. Hope Clark: The Library Dilemma Isn't Really a Dilemma

What were your favorite links this week?