Monday Must-Reads (07/22/13)

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

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

Why You Need to Get Serious About Your Writing Schedule | Men with Pens

Beth Revis: The Sound of Silence...or, better yet, Lots of Noise!

The Pomodoro Technique: How I Write 5,000 Words Every Day • Ryan Casey

Writing Tips & Inspiration

The Writers Alley: Before you type THE END: Creating emotional resonance in your final scenes

Do You Head-Hop? Getting Third Person Point of View Right — Aliventures

So, You Just Had Your Book Published « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Write What You Know. Bringing Personal Experience Into Your Writing. | The Creative Penn

The Other Side of the Story: Make Your Own Private Writer’s Conference

Revision & Editing Tips

How to choose an editor | Novel Girl

The Five-Draft Plan | The Write Practice

How to Finish Your Book's Second Draft - BookBaby Blog

6 Tips for Choosing the Right Editor for your Book - Rinelle Grey

Writability: How to Edit in Passes

Author Platform Tips

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Social Media Secrets Book Marketers Don't Tell You—Part I: How to Avoid Twitter-Fritter and Facebook-Fail

Do you use Pinterest? - Rinelle Grey

How to Get Your Avatar to Show Up Everywhere | Author Media

Book Marketing Tips

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: How Story Cartel Gave Me 50+ Honest Reviews

Keys to Understanding Amazon’s Algorithms by Penny Sansevieri — The Book Designer

Publishing News & Tips

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Guest Post by Richard Stooker

Is It Fair Use? 7 Questions to Ask Before Using Copyrighted Material

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

Penguin Random House Merger Helps Author Solutions Exploit Writers | David Gaughran

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Guest Post by Constance Phillips and Jenna Rutland and Konrath's Early Years

What J.K. Rowling's pseudonymous novel says about commercial success | Nathan Bransford, Author