Monday Must-Reads [07/29/13]

Welcome to this week's edition of Monday Must-Reads! Be sure to check out "Two Years Ago..." by Hugh Howey in the Publishing section. My favorite read of the week. Hope you enjoy and share. 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

Anne R. Allen's Blog: The Writer's Toolbox: Must-Haves for Today's Author, with Links to FREE Downloads

How I plan to make money — Ksenia Anske

Word Count | Mystery Writing is Murder

7 Tips For Finishing The First Draft | kristin nador writes anywhere

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Writers: You Might Be Doing It Wrong If… « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Four Ways to Fall in Love with Writing (Again) [Guest Post] — Aliventures

How to Write Better Poetry | Writing Forward

Chapter Length | Mystery Writing is Murder

Revision & Editing Tips

Tell it like it is: a beta reader wish list | Belinda Williams

Editing process, or how to make your book readable — Ksenia Anske

Writability: 5 Places to Find Critique Partners

How to revise your novel if you can’t get into it – take time to dress the set again | Nail Your Novel

Writability: 4 Signs That Your Manuscript Isn’t Ready

Author Platform Tips

The Writing Desk: Building your author platform #6: Google+

Writer Unboxed » The Shy Writer’s Cocktail Party Survival Guide

How to Add A Twitter Widget to Your Sidebar | Author Media

How to Set Up Your Google+ Account | Author Media

Book Marketing Tips

The eBook Author's Corner: Book Marketing Using Paid Advertising - A Study – Part 1: The Good News

Why Email Marketers Can Relax About the New Gmail Tabs | Men with Pens

How To Find Your Target Market | The Creative Penn

Publishing News & Tips

Crowdsource Your Self-Publishing Project without Asking for Money | Live Write Thrive

Why You Don't Need an ISBN, and What you Should Buy Instead | Will Entrekin dot com

Two Years Ago . . . | Hugh Howey

Tips for Getting a Movie Deal as an Independent Author (with Lisa Grace) | Lindsay Buroker

The Other Side of the Story: What You Really Want to Know About Self Publishing

The New World of Publishing: Having Fun | Dean Wesley Smith

The Other Side of the Story: Guest Author Delilah S. Dawson: 13 Things You Can Learn from Things I Learned at #RWA2013

The 10 Rules of Submitting to Literary Magazines - BookBaby Blog