Here’s the articles from around the internet that I found the most interesting this past month.
Author Joanna Weiss talks about her choice to self-publish in The Stages of Indie Publishing.
For another take on self-publishing, author Danyelle Leafty shares her thoughts here.
Author Bryan Thomas Schmidt shares his insights into Adapting a Well Known Story For Fiction.
Author Dawn Lairamore asks the question: Does Word Count Matter Anymore in middle grade fiction?
Writer Dee Garretson shares a helpful Chapter Worksheet for use during revision.
The BBC published an interesting article on self-publishing and entrepreneurship.
Author Ash Krafton lists some of the many “rights” that business-minded writers need to be aware of when The Hobby Becomes the Job.
Author Richard Parks shares a subversively inspiring commentary on The Downside of Persistence.
Editor Stacy Whitman shares a wonderful article on Writing Cross-Culturally.
Author Paul Greci shares some tips for Micro-level Revision once the major plot/character arc revisions are complete.
Author Patricia C. Wrede rants about Misunderstanding grammar, discussing when using “to be” is perfectly appropriate, and how sometimes the passive voice is the right choice.
Author Lynn Viehl talks about Collecting Characters from your observations of people around you.
Agent Jenny Bent talks about Why Reader Taste Differs from Publisher Taste.
The Huffington Post published an article of warning on Why Self Publishing Authors Are a Target For Conmen.
Finally, author Amy Rose Davis talks about Finding the Sweet Spot for Description in Fantasy Writing.
Share your own favorite articles in the comments.