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Welcome to the May 27, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got some great tips on self-publishing, book sales and writing. Thank you to the contributors!

Writing

Joel Friedlander presents Do You Write Memoir or Self Help? Life at the Inflection Point, posted at The Book Designer, saying, “Have you expanded your thinking beyond the writing process to think about who your readers are and how they will respond to the book once they know about it?”

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Chrys Fey presents Chrys’ Writing Rules: Bad Things Must Happen posted at Writing With Fey, saying, “If nothing bad happens to your characters then you don’t have much of a story!”

Phyllis Edgerly Ring presents Writing the way whole posted at Leaf of the Tree, saying, “Many may have missed Steve Almond’s great post in the NYT Magazine back in January. This post aims to encourage further reflection and revisiting of it.”

Book Sales

Sarah Bolme presents The Internet is Winning posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Self-Publishing

RJ Crayton presents Legal issues for authors: from copyright to contracts posted at RJ Crayton, saying, “Self-published authors are on their own when it comes to figuring out if something they’re doing might get them sued. This brief blog post, will give them some pointers on which issues ought to raise their legal hackles.”

Nick Daws presents Kindle Worlds Lets Authors Make Money From Fan Fiction – But Only If They’re American! posed at Nick Daws’ Writing Blog, saying, “Kindle Worlds is a new initiative from Amazon to let authors make money from publishing fan fiction on Kindle. In this post I offer my thoughts on the new program and express one major reservation about it.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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