Sunday, June 2, 2013

Sunday Surfing

6 Reasons Google+ Beats Facebook for Author Platform Building

(All my commas say this)
The Lead, the Opening, the Hook?

On-Site Research

Mystery vs. Suspense: The 8 Keys

My Last, Best Hope for Mastering Structure

9 Huge Opportunities Even Smart Authors Miss

An Admonition for Self-Publishers. Ahem...

What Are the Real Costs of Self-Publishing? Wrong Question...

May your surfing be sensational, your Sunday super and you week wonderful.

Write wisely!

31 comments:

  1. Your final link about the real costs of self-publishing was BRILLIANT! Thank you for linking to that, Jeff, because that writer hits it on the head absolutely. The reader is king.

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    1. I found it most illuminating. And yes, the reader is king.

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  2. Some very good links. Enjoyed them all. Thanks.

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  3. Google+ beats Facebook? Knew there was a reason I'm not on Facebook!

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    1. Your resolute will is unceasingly impressive, Alex. :)

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  4. Hey Jeff, post that comma cartoon on FB, it would go down well with some of my friends.

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  5. That comma cartoon is my whole writing life.

    Thanks for the links. I visit every Sunday to see what you've dug up during the week.

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    1. Thanks, Jennifer! It's nice hearing that people find the links worth reading. (And that comma probably came out of my manuscript!)

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  6. Some people don't think there are any costs when it comes to self-publishing.

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    1. Everything comes at a cost. We do ourselves no favor by ignoring it.

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  7. Is it a comma, or is it an alien apostrophe? :-)

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    1. It could be both. Its identity crisis counseling session probably follows. ;-)

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  8. So many great links today! I especially enjoyed the Mystery vs. Suspense one, since I tend to include elements like that in my own stories. It's nice getting a better sense of which is which!

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    1. Funny how things so similar can be so subtlety different.

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  9. Thanks for sharing. I'll be checking out quite a few. :-)

    LOVE the cartoon.

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  10. Love the pic, such a dilemma with commas. Thanks for another day of cool linkage.

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    1. Those commas, never where they're supposed to be. Story of my life.

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  11. So many social media possibilities, so little time. I try to keep a toe in the waters though. Thanks for the great links.

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    1. Too many possibilities, I think sometimes.

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  12. Awesome resources as usual.

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  13. Hi Jeff,

    Yes sir, I'm fashionably late to your party. You sure do find some interesting links. 'Farcebook', enough said. However, the one thing I really hate about Google+ is the number of bloggers who are now using it. It makes for a mystery tour to get to their site, when all I want to do is go comment. Comma comedian cartoon, me thinks.

    A peaceful week to you, Jeff.

    Gary

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    1. Yeah, they're going to have to find a way to make finding blogs easier via Google+. Sometimes folks will list them in their About/Profile, but not always.

      And you got me tickled with the cartoon comment. I started singing "comma comma comma comedian" LOL

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    1. Yes you will. There are some good ones in that batch. :)

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  15. I've been wondering if Google plus helps with marketing. I'm still trying to figure it out, but it seems more popular now than Facebook

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    1. It's definitely growing in popularity.

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  16. Hi Jeff, these links are great, thank you so much :)
    Suzanne @Suzannes Tribe

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