Monday Must-Reads [08.24.15]

Productivity Tips

The 5 Things Productive Writers Do Differently | Tim Grahl

Broken, Not Bitter. An Author’s Life with Repetitive Strain Injuries | The Creative Penn

The Simple Health Plan : zen habits

Take Your Writing Outdoors: 9 Tips for Successfully Working Outside

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Writability: On (Not) Waiting for Inspiration to Write

Nathan Bransford, Author: Creativity tip: When you need inspiration, figure out what you need to know

Fiction University: The Writing Process: Your Mileage May Vary (Or Why Breaking the Rules is Okay)

What's In a Name?

How To Become a Better Writer Faster

Writability: Vlog: How to Write Multi-POVs

How Reading (And Writing) Obituaries Can Improve Your Fiction

Author, Jody Hedlund: When You Feel Like the Worst Writer in the World

Pretentious Title: Writing Wednesdays: What to Do When You Hate Your Book

Emotional Wounds: Being Trapped in a Collapsed Building - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS™

Revision & Editing Tips

3 Crucial Editing Phases All Authors Need to Sell More Books

How to Find an Editor as a Self-Published Author | Jane Friedman

Author Platform Tips

Anne R. Allen's Blog: What Should a Novelist Blog About? Do's and Don'ts for Author-Bloggers

Writing Your First Book: 5 Tasks to Focus on Besides Writing

What I Hate About Periscope [Periscope]

FAQ: Is Live Streaming Killing YouTube? - YouTube

Book Marketing Tips

How to Market Your Book After the New Release Buzz Dies Down

How to Discount Your Book for Readers in Canada

Demographics on Wattpad - Elizabeth Spann Craig

Publishing News & Tips

My Journey in Creative Writing: Author Spotlight: Yesenia Vargas

(This week, I was honored to be featured on Kendra Ayer’s blog. Not only do I share the details of my YA series relaunch, I also give details on what I did and why as well as my most helpful tips for writers starting out. I hope you check it out.)

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Ten Days of KENP with BookBub Boost

Marketing and Publishing Updates - Elizabeth Spann Craig

e-Book Cover Design Awards, July 2015 — The Book Designer

Q&A Show On Self-Publishing And Book Marketing With Joanna Penn

5 Tips for Success as a Self-Published Author - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS

Ultimate Guide to Self-Publishing & Book Distribution Tools

It Only Gets Harder Once You’re Published | terribleminds: chuck wendig

Some amazing tips from Derek Murphy of DIY Book Covers for those of you interested in learning to design your own book covers. His advice played a big role in learning to design my own covers for my series relaunch.

Three book cover design layouts that work for any genre

The 7 unbreakable rules of professional book cover design

8 cover design secrets publishers use to manipulate readers into buying books

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