Monday Must-Reads [04/28/14]

Welcome to this week's edition of Monday Must-Reads. Hope you enjoy and share!

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

How I work: 6 tips to getting up early. - Jon Acuff
Hemingway » Why a Writing Routine Matters and How to Start One
Beyond Paper Editing: How to Write a Quality Book Fast
Using a (Galaxy Note 8) Tablet to Write a Novel | Belinda Kroll, Young Adult Victorian Fiction
Scrivener: Series “Bible” | Blargle Splect: Writerly Musings & Blather
Productivity For Authors. Fighting Overwhelm And How I Am Refocusing My Workload | The Creative Penn
Hooking Boys on Books | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Susan Kaye Quinn, Speculative Fiction Author: Guest Post: The Best Advice by Kristin Oakley
Keeping Motivated By Focusing on Today | Elizabeth Spann Craig
Writer Unboxed » Day In, Day Out
Writability: Discussion: What’s the Best Writing Advice You’ve Heard?
Guest Post: The Burden of Your Novel’s Opening Scene
Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): I Have an Idea. Kinda. Tips On Plotting Your Novel
The writer's high
A Tip for Avoiding Plot Holes | Elizabeth Spann Craig
What Killed It For Me, #7: Issues with Sequels | WRITERS HELPING WRITERS
Susan Kaye Quinn, Speculative Fiction Author: Guest Post: When Your Book Talks Back by AE Howard
Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Top Three Turn-ons...When Reading (get your mind out of the gutter!)
Author, Jody Hedlund: Practical Ways to Leave Your Readers Hanging From a Cliff
Beth Revis: Paper Hearts: Some Writing Advice
Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Ten Things to Remember if You Want to Be a Published Author
How to Write the Perfect First Page: Part II
Writability: Thoughts from the Intern Slush Pile: Common Issues

Revision & Editing Tips

#RevisionTips | EM Castellan

Author Platform Tips

Pinterest for Book Marketing | Social Media Today
Blogs Versus Newsletters: What's the Diff? | Indies Unlimited
How to Build Your Platform without Hammer and Nails (or blood, sweat, and tears)

Book Marketing Tips

No links this week.

Publishing News & Tips

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How to Make the Bestseller Lists: Why Categories and Keywords Matter
From One Book To Running A Business As An Author With Johnny B. Truant | The Creative Penn
A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Suffering Fools
How to Treat Your Book Like a Business | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing
Are There Limits to Literary Citizenship? | Jane Friedman
Will Self-Pub Dwindle When There's Less Backlist for Authors to Exploit? | Jane Friedman
Writer Unboxed » How You Fail Determines How You Succeed
A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Letter from a Literary Agent
Thinking Inside The Box: Building Audience With Bundles | David Gaughran
The Full-Time Writer « terribleminds: chuck wendig
We Haven’t Even Started | Hugh Howey
The Mindset of Successful Self-Publishers — The Book Designer