Here I blog about writing, editing, reading, books, submissions, freelancing, getting published (and rejected), journalism, revisions, life after the MFA, teaching writing, and living the writer's life. Welcome. BUT -- if you are a writer: Write first, read blogs second.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Friday Fridge Clean-Out: Links for Writers, May 4, 2012 Edition

► Michael Steinberg, founding editor of Fourth Genre, one of the few literary journals fully devoted to nonfiction, has links to several useful articles about creation nonfiction craft at his brand-new blog (scroll down left margin for craft essay links). 

►I'm loving the new email newsletter from the Review Review  (a site that reviews literary journals), overflowing with links out to up-to-the-minute articles, posts, contests, and other things literary, from many sources.

► Nicola Morgan (Britain's "Crabbit Old Bat" blogger) reminds us that publishers are "in it for the money," so we'd all best just get over it.

► Book trailers: fan, skeptic, or on the fence?  Randy Susan Meyers has a few thoughts – and some great video examples.

►A friend recently asked me for tips on writing a nonfiction book proposal, and while I couldn't locate the excellent template I found just last week (and was certain I had bookmarked!), I could pass along these worthwhile resources, found here, and here, and here, and here. 

► Finally, what Alison Espach thought twice about listing as a writing business expense on her taxes. Almost makes me want to go back and re-do my own taxes.

Have a great weekend!


Lynn said...

I'm coming by way of MNINB and looks like your blog is another wealth of info for writers. I'll have to check it out more thoroughly when I have more time.

Lynn said...

Okay, now I've awarded you the Liebster Award,