Monday Must-Reads [11/11/13]

Tons of really helpful tips this week! Hope you enjoy and share this week's edition of Monday Must-Reads. 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

Why having no goals in our lives might make us happier and more successful - The Buffer Blog

Writability: 10 Quirks Only Writers Understand

Week #1 NaNoWriMo Check-In: Resistance Is Inevitable (Plus Some Tips) | kristin nador writes anywhere

NaNoWriMo Dialogues: “I Think I Suck And I’m Not A Real Writer” « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Writing Tips & Inspiration

7 Ways to Decide Which Story Idea You Should Write Next - Helping Writers Become Authors

3 Signs You Should Give Up on Your Story - Helping Writers Become Authors

Author, Jody Hedlund: The Cardinal Sin No Writer Should Ever Commit

Writers Write, Right?

Cooking Up the Writer’s Sauce

Write from the heart. The rest doesn't matter. — Ksenia Anske

Writability: Why Do Your Characters Like Each Other?

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How to Write Funny Novels...And Why You Shouldn't

Revision & Editing Tips

7 ways to cut a novel without losing anything important | Nail Your Novel

Our Favorite Online Resources for Writing Mechanics | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Writability: Scrivener’s Version of Track Changes

Author Platform Tips

3 Steps to Building a Killer Tribe | Goins, Writer

Discussing Authors and Privacy - Rachelle Gardner

4 Easy Ways Non-Coders Can Add Personality to a Premium Theme | Copyblogger

Enemies to Lovers: My relationship with Pinterest | ALLIE B BOOKS

Book Marketing Tips

The World's Shortest Marketing Plan - Think Tank

The Fussy Librarian: A New Book Recommendation Site (and advertising option) | Lindsay Buroker

Book Marketing: Generosity, Social Karma And Co-opetition | The Creative Penn

Publishing News & Tips

Living in Paradox - Rachelle Gardner

How to Publish a Free Book on Amazon : Garrett Robinson

The Writers Alley: Making a Living as a Writer: Invaluable Tips from the MacGregor Literary Marketing Seminar

Nick's Writing Blog: Kindle Ebook Descriptions - Amazon Changes the Rules (Again)

Book Distribution: How To Make The Most Of Direct Sales | The Creative Penn

12 Questions Writers Should Ask Themselves

What Marathon Training Taught Me About Writing

Self-Publishing Checklist For New Authors. A Case Study For Nada, A Historical Thriller. | The Creative Penn

Writer Unboxed » How to Work Smoothly with a Graphic Artist, Part Two

They All Have a Right To. | Hugh Howey

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Sex Sells, Right? Maybe Not. Why you Might Want to Rethink those Steamy Scenes in Your Novel