Monday Must-Reads [06.09.14]

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

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

The young adult summer reading chart (infographic)

Writer Unboxed » Will Write For Chocolate: Old School Writing

How to Remember Everything - Copyblogger

A Day In The Life of Author Julie Shackman | Rachel Abbott

The Writers Alley: Unleash the Power of Q.U.I.E.T. and Increase Creativity

Adjusting to a Summer Writing Schedule | Elizabeth Spann Craig

QueryTracker Blog: Fallbacks

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Thinking Outside the Book: When a Writing Dead End Becomes a Detour to Success

5 Lessons for Writers from The Fault in Our Stars | Goins, Writer


Why Your Writing Sounds Weird (And What You Can Do About It)

The Writers Alley: Casting Call: Heroes Sign Up Here!

Fiction University: What Are Your Secondary Characters Good At?

Writer Unboxed » Judging Short Fiction

Three Critical Steps to Writing Success | Goins, Writer

These Writing Myths Will Keep You From Getting Published

Writability: So You Want to Write NA Contemporary Romance?

Lessons From James Scott Bell: Characters That Jump Off The Page | WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS

It's better to be a good storyteller than overly realistic | Nathan Bransford, Author

Write a Sizzling Modern Adaptation of a Classic Story

Let Maya Angelou Be Your Inspiration

Writability: Vlog: How to Make Your Villains Awesome

Revision & Editing Tips

No links this week.

Author Platform Tips

Things I’m Learning While Hiring an Intern (or Three)

Book Marketing Tips

Increasing Visibility on Amazon with the Big-Fish-Small-Pond Strategy | Lindsay Buroker

The #1 problem with your book promotion - BookBaby Blog

Book Reviews on Your Author Website: A Surprisingly Simple Widget

Publishing News & Tips

Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing… #6: Put The Book Up and Leave It. |

Launching A Book By The Seat Of My Pants | David Gaughran

Using Freelancer Contests for Your eBook Covers by Greg Strandberg — The Book Designer

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: I Understand and Sympathize

How, When, and Where Does Quality Rise to the Top? [Smart Set] | Jane Friedman

An Update on How Various Publishing Platforms and Approaches are Going | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Fiction University: Make Your eBook Look Great and Sell it Everywhere

The Case Against Author Solutions, Part 1: The Numbers | David Gaughran

The #1 Reason to go Indie | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Self Publishing With NookPress And Marketing To Nook Customers | The Creative Penn

Author, Jody Hedlund: 8 Steps For Getting Started on a Writing Career

Writer Unboxed » Mixed Review? Why It’s All Good.