Monday Must-Reads [4/7/14]

Enjoy and share this week's edition of Monday Must-Reads! One of my personal favorites is Chuck Wendig's post on potty training toddlers in the first section below. 

Fun Stuff & Productivity Tips

Don’t Freeze Your Family—Physics PROVES Why We Writers Need to Lighten UP | Kristen Lamb's Blog

How to Write the Right Way on Vacation | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Why You Should #JuNoWriMo: Adept @CarlyleL #AtoZChallenge | Inspiration for Creation

Poo-Poo Pee-Pee Doo-Doo Wee-Wee: Dear God, It’s Potty Training Time « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Writing Tips & Inspiration

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Sorry, Your Services are no Longer Required: Eliminating Characters

Obligatory Reiteration: Writers Write (Or: “Welcome To Write Club”) « terribleminds: chuck wendig

Talents and Skills Thesaurus Entry: Mechanically Minded | WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS

5 Ways To Improve A Perfect Story | Write to Done

The Writers Alley: LET IT GO--- FROZEN writing tips

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Five Ways to Grow Your Novel

What Killed It For Me #4: Clichéd Characters | WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS

Author, Jody Hedlund: 9 Ways to Grow in Writing Skills

Beth Revis: The Best Students are Teachers

Revision & Editing Tips

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): Knowing What to Cut in Your Manuscript

Author Platform Tips

Indie Author: Facebook Fan Page Reach: No, It's Not All Over For Free Promo On Facebook

5 Ideas for Writing Blog Posts When You Feel Stuck | Goins, Writer

Speaking to Students about Writing | Elizabeth Spann Craig

The Writers Alley: How Writers Can Use Pinterest

The One Networking Step Most People Don’t Take | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Book Marketing Tips

The Business Rusch: How To Measure Success (Discoverability Part The Last) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The Business Rusch: Surprise! (Discoverability Part What The…?) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch

I Hate Promoting My Own Stuff. What Should I Do? - Amy Lynn Andrews

Publishing News & Tips

How Self-Publishing The Magpies Saved My Life

Indie Authors: Designing Books and Choosing Fonts | Digital Pubbing

Anne R. Allen's Blog: 10 Ways Pre-Published Writers Can Start Establishing Their Careers NOW

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: A Wake Up Call for Tracy Hickman

See Your Book Idea Through the Lens of a Publishing Professional | The Creative Penn

Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): The Ins and Outs of ISBNs

How to Fill a “Hole” on the Bookstore Shelf by Nina Amir — The Book Designer

RedBoox – Bread, Milk, Bestseller | Hugh Howey

On Piracy, Patreon, And Why I (Probably) Won’t Put Out A Tip Jar « terribleminds: chuck wendig

How To Make A Living Writing Fiction • Ryan Casey

How to Get Your Book into More Categories on Amazon with Keywords | Lindsay Buroker

Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing: #2… Self Publishing is Easy |

Ones and Zeros | Hugh Howey