Friday Features #55 [4/30-5/3/13]

Welcome to another awesome, although short, edition of Friday Features! First one in a long time that's actually on a Friday, huh? Should be like that for a good while. Hope you enjoy and share. 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

11 Signs You’re Meant To Be A Writer | Catherine, Caffeinated

Never, Never, Never Lose Your Work! - Rachelle Gardner

Writing Tips & Inspiration

kseniaanske - Blog - THE MAGIC of moving from your 1st novel to your 2nd

kseniaanske - Blog - NAMING your novel

kseniaanske - Blog - Stuck in writer's block? MOVE ON TO THE NEXT BOOK.

Should You Write Nonfiction or Fiction? | The Write Practice

The Writers Alley: So, How'd You Two Meet?

The Other Side of the Story: Should You Maintain the Same POV Distance Throughout the Novel?

Writing a Historical Thriller: A Journey | Mystery Writing is Murder

Making the most of a Novel Writing Month | EM Castellan

Develop Your Narrative Voice By Stealing From Bestselling Authors | Write to Done

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: Why Your Novel May Not Be Historical Fiction After All

Writer Unboxed » Beginning and Ending

Creating Multi-Dimensional Characters #2—Everybody Lies | Kristen Lamb's Blog

Revision & Editing Tips

No links this week.

Author Platform Tips

5 Smart Ways to Use Google Analytics

Discover Your Author’s Brand | Blue Zoo Writers – Online Learning Center

Looking for Deeper Conversations? Give GooglePlus a Try #LinkLineup

Are You Disclosing Properly in Your Posts? - Blogging with Amy

kseniaanske - Blog - MY TWITTER ROUTINE, or how I got 44,000+ followers

How to Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers When Nobody Knows You : @ProBlogger

Indie Authors: 50 Ways To Reach Your Reader # 9: Online Contests | Successful Self-Publishing. The Alliance of Independent Authors's Blog.

I LOST THREE Followers—Twitter & Tips to Keep from Going CRAZY | Kristen Lamb's Blog

The Pinterest Cheat Sheet to Image Sizes | Author Media

We Grow Media – Dan Blank » 5 Reasons RELATIONSHIPS Are The Core of Your Author Platform

Do You Make These 6 Domain Name Mistakes? : @ProBlogger

The Ultimate Guide To Goodreads For Authors | The Creative Penn

Using Pinterest for Pinspiration | Mystery Writing is Murder

Why Use These Outlier Social Media Tools? | Chris Brogan

Book Marketing Tips

The Secret Recipe for Writing a Perfect Pitch | Kristen Lamb's Blog

Authors: Do you want to Mass Market or Personally Market Ebooks or Both? | WG2E

Blurb Etiquette - Rachelle Gardner

Author, Jody Hedlund: Do Free Ebooks Really Hook New Readers?

Publishing News & Tips

How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores « GalleyCat

Self-Published Books on the NYT List | Hugh Howey

Does quality matter in self-publishing? | Build Book Buzz

Draft2Digital: Why I'm Leaving Smashwords • Ryan Casey

How the tablet killed the e-reader [infographic] | Ebook Friendly