Monday Must-Reads [10/7/13]

Welcome to another awesome edition of Monday Must-Reads. Hope you enjoy and share!

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

11 Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo

I Don’t Want To Write | The Write Practice

Writability: To NaNo or Not to NaNo?

The Writers Alley: How to write a novel while standing on your head backwards, chewing gum, and texting at the same time

My Guest Post on Positive Writer: Talking About Your Writing — Aliventures

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Writability: Writing Discussion: When Do You Research Your Novel?

The Bookshelf Muse: Talents and Skills Thesaurus Entry: BAKING

Writer Unboxed » My Type

How to nail Nanowrimo – post at Writers & Artists | Nail Your Novel

The Writers Alley: Always Include the Unexpected

Thinking About Writing | Transformational Editor

What Every Writer Must Know About “Hero Fact”

Writer Unboxed » Notes From a Desk: Love The Rock You’re Pushing

Author, Jody Hedlund: One of the Best Ways to Find Writing Ideas

What Sci-Fi has to Offer Romance - Rinelle Grey

Susan Kaye Quinn, Young Adult Author: Ch 8.4 Author Brand in the Digital Age

This Is What Blocks Your Writing (And How To Bust Through) | Write to Done

Here’s How Hugh Howey (Bestselling Author of Wool) Writes | Copyblogger

QueryTracker Blog: Break It Up! How To Reduce Reader Fatigue

Writability: Pre-NaNoWriMo Tips

Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: #5… Book as Event |

The Writers Alley: Memorable Characters - The Basics

Revision & Editing Tips

The Writers Alley: Does Your Writing Have Rhythm?

Novel Revision: Twenty-page Sessions | Mystery Writing is Murder

Author Platform Tips

Anne R. Allen's Blog: The Laws of the (Amazon) Jungle—Eight Rules Authors Need to Know to Stay Safe

How to use Pinterest to Promote Your Book by Courtney Gornder — The Book Designer

Combating Platform Fatigue And Thinking Long Term For Your Writing Career With Dan Blank | The Creative Penn

How to Start a Fashion Blog (or Any Blog) and Make it Fabulous

Why You Should Be Blogging Your Origin Story — The Book Designer

Book Marketing Tips

3 Tips to a Book Spine that Sells | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

The Ultimate Guide on How to Get Testimonials (and Use Them Smartly)

Send review copies through Facebook - Build Book Buzz

Publishing News & Tips

12 Things We Learned at the 2013 Writer’s Digest Conference West | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Writing A Series, Finding Your Voice And Being A Hybrid Author With Zoe Sharp | The Creative Penn

Oyster and Scribd: Is a Subscription Model the Future of Reading? • Ryan Casey

The Business Rusch: Pen Names « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Susan Kaye Quinn, Young Adult Author: Ch 9.2 Debut Author vs. Career Author

Making a living as an author(s)? | Hugh Howey

Susan Kaye Quinn, Young Adult Author: What? We're Doing It Again? Ch 9.1 Bookstore of the Future

7 Fonts to Never Ever, EVER Use in Your Book | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Susan Kaye Quinn, Young Adult Author: Ch 8.3 All About Serials...