or, how to be a [fiction] writer.
You can't swing a lolcat on the internet without hitting a trove of how-to writing advice. This is a collection of resources I have found useful.
Indie Power Movement:
J. A. Konrath's Advice to Writers
: Traditionally published now indie success.
Amanda Hocking's Blog
: Indie success now traditionally published.
Jane Friedman has no rules to share with you
: Lots of advice.
Nathan Bransford's Blog
: Former literary agent, plenty of linked resources.
The Creative Penn
: Comprehensive marketing resource. Enthusiastic podcasts.
Books on Writing:
On Writing, by Stephen King
: I read this long before I read any of his books. Full of great annecdotes, like that time he got really drunk and ended up with
Writing Down the Bones, by Natalie Goldberg
: Advice on writing, eroticism, writing.
...Track down more books I've read.
Section: Ebooks, and how to kill them.
A Crash Course on Ebooks:
Deciding how to do it:
The argument against Indie
(Tough decisions Part I)
The argument for indie
(Tough decisions Part II)
Checklist for Selecting a Pen Name
Tips and Resources on Creating an Ebook
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