Monday Must-Reads [01/20/14]

Welcome to another edition of Monday Must-Reads. Hope you enjoy and share! And remember Unbreakable Love is only 99 pennies for a few more hours. Grab your copy right now. 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

The 18-Minutes Ritual that Will Maximize Productivity | Paul Sohn | Salt&Light

Writing Books Faster—Without Compromising Quality | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Susan Kaye Quinn, Speculative Fiction Author: Tools for Writing More

Our Unglamorous Annual Financial Tradition - Amy Lynn Andrews

quotes on writing: E.B. White | Writing Forward

How to Collect Writing Ideas While You're Procrastinating Online

Creating Your 2014 Budget: Step 1 - A Good Hard Look :: Southern Savers

Creating Your 2014 Budget: How to Save on Utilities :: Southern Savers


Writing Tips & Inspiration

Writability: On Clichés and Writing

Stories That Kill. 7 Tips for Writing Crime | The Creative Penn

The Other Side of the Story: Let’s Do The Twist – The Art and Science of The Plot Twist

How to Start a Novel | Write to Done

Writer Unboxed » The Art and Craft of Retelling Traditional Tales

The Other Side of the Story: 6 Tips on Making Similar Scenes Feel Different

Does Your Story Have Flaming Chainsaws? | Jane Friedman

Revision & Editing Tips

How to Build a Writing Group by Nathaniel Kressen

Author Platform Tips

The One Powerful Tool Most Authors Don’t Have | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Is Your Personal Information Public? - Amy Lynn Andrews

Is Social Media a Good Thing for Writers? (Pros, Cons and My Tips) — Aliventures

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Keeping It Up

Book Marketing Tips

5 Test Results To Help You Market Your eBook - BookBub Unbound

The Business Rusch: Pricing (Discoverability Part 7) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

5 Secrets to Selling More Books

Publishing News & Tips

The Self-Publishing Survey Results – It’s a Brave New World

Best Practices for Self-Publishers | Elizabeth Spann Craig

How authors can reclaim the rights to their back catalog titles

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Six Pieces of Bad Advice New Writers Need to Ignore

Non-Compete Clauses: A Live Case Study | Hugh Howey

Why Self-Publishers Should Go it Alone, Together

Self-Publishing And Marketing Books For Children With Karen Inglis | The Creative Penn

The Author-Publisher And The Almighty Dollar « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Brenna Aubrey: A Case Study | Hugh Howey

e-Book Cover Design Awards, December 2013 — The Book Designer

Focus on Writing a Great Book - Rachelle Gardner