Finds for Writers

Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.

This week, I’m offering something a little different.

This week, I’m sharing just one link in this space.

Screenshot from Allison Pottern Hoch's latest newsletter, indicating an emphasis on "Resources for writers on racism, diversity, & inclusion in writing and publishing." Link to newsletter in accompanying post.

Allison Pottern Hoch has compiled something more valuable than anything I could possibly come up with. I’m going to spend as much time as I can this weekend clicking through those links. I encourage others to do the same.

Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick things.

1. I’ll admit that I’m having a tough time focusing on anything “routine” for an extended period of time at the moment. To wit: I haven’t yet managed to listen to the entire #AmWriting podcast episode on “Book Launching Fun with #GoodreadsAmazonBookbub”—let alone apply the tips that it provides. But I’m impressed with what I’ve heard so far, and I hope to make use of the advice sooner rather than later. (At least some of the tips seem to be evergreen, not necessarily limited to the pre-launch phase for a single book.)

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