Monday Must-Reads [03/31/14]

Welcome to another edition of Monday Must-Reads. Hope you enjoy and share! Also, if you're a fan of my novel, Unbreakable Love, the first draft of the sequel, Unending Love, is close to being finished! 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | The Creativity Post

Beyond Paper Editing: Scrivener Cheat Sheet: Start Using Scrivener Now

Writing, Running, and Chasing the Dragon: 26.2 Ways Writing a Novel is Like Running a Marathon (and 1 statement on how it really isn't)

How many words do you write a day? And do you have to force yourself? How successful authors do it | Nail Your Novel

The Intentional Writer: Finding the Time, Space, and Inspiration You Need to Write | The Creative Penn

8 Ways Scrivener Will Help You Become A Proficient Writer Overnight | The Creative Penn

25 Things You Should Know About Life With A Toddler « terribleminds: chuck wendig


Writing Tips & Inspiration

6 Tips for Writing a Knockout Fight Scene

The Organized Pantser with Joya Field | Romance University


How to Write a Book

Writability: Discussion: What Relationships Would You Like to See More Of?

Stupid Answers To Common Writing Questions « terribleminds: chuck wendig

The Writers Alley: How short-story writing can improve your long fiction

Writer Unboxed » When the Thrill is Gone

Author, Jody Hedlund: 6 Ways to Keep Readers Up Past Their Bedtime

Poetry Writing Exercises to Engage the Senses

Writability: So You Want To Write YA High Fantasy?

The Writers Alley: The Not-For-Sale Story

Tips for Taking Your Reader on a Road Trip | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Revision & Editing Tips

10 Good Grammar Resources

Freelance Writing: Think Like an Editor, Sell Like a Pro | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Author Platform Tips

Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: 10 Sites Where You Can Get Fabulous Free Photos

Facebook for Writers: Gripes, Tips (Part1) | The Loneliest Planet by Randy Ross

Building a Literary Community: Why And How | The Creative Penn

Do I Really Have to Include a Mailing Address in My Email Newsletter? {Q&A} - Amy Lynn Andrews

How to Attend a Writing Conference (And Make it Worth Your Time) | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

How A/B Testing Can Lead to a Dramatically Lower Conversion Rate

Book Marketing Tips

Writing a Strong Book Description, a.k.a. The Blurb

How to Market Your Books to a Worldwide Audience - Social Media Just for Writers

The eBook Author's Corner: Your Book Launch: Marketing Methods and Ideas Used by Outstanding Authors – A Study

Book Bloggers on Instagram (Master List) - Kate Tilton, Connecting Authors and Readers

6 Ways To Get More Book Reviews | Book Marketing Tools Blog

How to Keep Your Fiction Marketing Lean and Focused by Jason Kong — The Book Designer

The Business Rusch: Publicity Campaigns (Discoverability Part 14) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

7 Things I Learned from the World's Best Marketers by Tiana Warner

Anne R. Allen's Blog: 8 Tips for Writing that Killer Blurb

Publishing News & Tips

The Publishing Business Plan - 7 Essential Elements

Smashwords: Hit the Ebook Bestseller Lists with Preorders - A Guide to Preorder Strategy

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): How to Create an Audio Book

The Ebook Market + Big Five Survival | Jane Friedman

Intellectual Property and Copyrights: The Basics | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Must a Writer Go Hybrid for a Higher Income? | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): The Coffee Break Business Plan: Ten Questions to Help You Take Control of Your Writing Career

Should You Enter A Writing Contest?

Writer Unboxed » Getting Unconventional Is Great for Business