Monday Must-Reads [12/9/13]

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

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

From ‘To do’ to ‘Done’ – confessions of an organised author | Nail Your Novel

Writer Memes | Sara Writes

Friday Five: YA Contemporary books that brought me back to harsh reality | ALLIE B BOOKS

The 7 Stages You Pass To Become a Writer

Killing Time is a Crime–Embracing Speed by Redefining Life, Play & Work | Kristen Lamb's Blog

Overcome Writing Failure With a Personalized Writing Plan by Lorraine Reguly — The Book Designer

Writability: NaNoWriMo is Over...Now What?

Make NaNoWriMo the Gift that Keeps on Giving

How to Make Your Entire Home an Office | Elizabeth Spann Craig

Writing Tips & Inspiration

How To Write and Publish a Thriller Novel: Interview with Joanna Penn

Writability: On Immediately Trunking Manuscripts

Write About Yourself [writing prompt]

Author, Jody Hedlund: Character Building: Using Quirks to Reveal Personality

Do You Have “As You Know, Bob…” Syndrome?–How Writers Can Butcher Dialogue & How to Fix It | Kristen Lamb's Blog

Revision & Editing Tips

Approaching Messy First Drafts | Elizabeth Spann Craig

9 Words and Phrases to Delete From Your Writing | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Take It Easy With the Thesaurus

Author Platform Tips

5 Crucial Tips for a Better About Page | Men with Pens

How to Add HTML Embed Codes to Your Website [Quick Tip]

Book Marketing Tips

Boxed Set Bargains Rocking the Charts at Amazon | Lindsay Buroker

To Succeed as an Author, Get Your ASK Out There! by Bob Baker — The Book Designer

The Business Rusch: The Fierce Urgency of Now (Discoverability Part 3) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

4 Ways to Find Readers Who Love Your Work by Sean Platt & Johnny B. Truant

Publishing News & Tips

Think Like a Publisher 2014: Chapter One…The Early Decisions |
Right now, your book cover is the most important part of your book
Why Writers Must Self-Publish Their Books — The Book Designer