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Welcome to the September 24, 2012 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got great tips on writing, social media, book marketing and self-publishing. Thank you to all of this week’s contributors!

Writing

Writing

Lisa Romeo presents Ten Things Every Writing Routine Should Probably Have posted at Lisa Romeo Writes, saying, “I talk about the 10 things every writing routine should probably have in order for a writer to be productive, feel energized about writing, and enjoy the process.”

Martina Boone presents Concept Begins from Line One –What’s the Point of Your Novel? posted at Adventures in YA & Children’s Publishing, saying, “An overview of tips from craft books and posts defining concept, high concept, and how to define, refine, and convey them from the first sentence of your novel right down to the one-line pitch for your query letter.”

Gregg Cebrzynski presents Nothing Wrong With a Quickie posted at Gregg Cebrzynski, saying, “Spending hours on a sentence or paragraph won’t necessarily make it a good one. On the other hand, something quickly written often resonates.”

Jonathan Milligan presents 4 Simple Habits for Better Work Life Balance posted at Simple Life Habits, saying, “Writing can often dominate our thinking and our time. Here are 4 ways to manage the tension between writing and living.”

Social Media

Sue Collier presents Twitter Hashtags for Writers, Authors, and Self-Publishers posted at Self-Publishing Resources.

Book Marketing

Cathy Stucker presents Dealing With Negative Reviews on Amazon posted at Cathy Stucker’s Selling Books,  saying, “Even the most popular and successful books get their share of one-star reviews on Amazon.com. Here is how to handle it when it happens to you.”

Self Publishing

Joel Friedlander presents Do You Believe These 3 Publishing Myths? posted at The Book Designer, saying, “This article explores some of the old myths about self-publishing.”

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