Links Roundup, Week of 1/16

American treasure Betty White’s birthday was this week! [EW]

Publishing needs a blockbuster of a book in 2017. [LA Times]

National Book Critics Circle announces its finalists. [NYT]

Why SEO is a necessary skill for authors. [Where Writers Win]

A last goodbye to BookCourt. ūüôĀ [LitHub]

7 social media trends to watch for 2017. [PR News]

Rumpus has a new owner and editor-in-chief. [Rumpus]

Using self-publishing to teach your students. [The Book Designer]

When your creative process isn’t productive. [PsychCentral]

Watch out for Instagram Stories. [Entrepreneur]

Links Round Up Week of 9/5

Summer is officially over, but¬†that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Autumn is one of our favorite seasons-changing colors, pumpkin decorations, Halloween candy, the kids are back in school…What isn’t there to like?

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Merle Bombardieri talks about The Baby Decision. [Refinery29]

Apple’s iPhone 7 event was this week. [The Verge]

An editor has advice if you want to write a great novel. [Mashable]

Quirky libraries popping up across Scotland-I’ve seen a few in the US as well. [STV]

George R.R. Martin’s publisher addresses the Winds of Winter¬†pub date leak. [HuffPost]

How to write a click-worthy blog title. Molly Greene’s blog is worth bookmarking! [Molly Greene]

Links Round Up: Week of 8/1

The first week of August started out rainy and humid, but on this Friday we couldn’t ask for sunnier skies. TGIF!

B&N Opens Its Shelves for Indies [BookWorks]

4 ways for authors to use LinkedIn [Where Writers Win]

Why you should join the adult coloring book revolution (and some nice colored pencils [Bustle]

In honor of James Baldwin’s birthday, his advice on writing [Brain Pickings]

Dr. Suess’s secret art collection goes on view [HuffPost]

Historical Novel Society’s review of Broken Ground [HNS]

“My husband doesn’t read my books” [Women Writers]

James Baldwin quotes (again in honor of his birthday!) [Blavity]

Links Round Up: Week of 7/18

It’s going to be a hot one this weekend–they’re calling for a heat wave!–so stay cool, hydrated, and curled up with a good book (preferably in front of a fan and/or air conditioner).

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ICYMI: Our new infographic on hiring a publishing consultant! [CMPR]

This week’s tips from an indie author [BookLife]

Manhattan Book Review has partnered with David Finkle for his short story series! [MBR]

B&N is opening up to indies, but it comes with some rules. [BookWorks]

Make America Read Again! [Buzzfeed]

Great review of Karen Halvorsen Schreck’s novel Broken Ground! [AAR]

From the Nat’l Archives: Ernest Hemingway’s passport! [Archives.gov]

Dr. Harry Haroutunian on Steppin’ Out Radio [Steppin’ Out]

Health food is blander than ever (and it’s making us fat). [Vox]

 

Links Roundup: Week of 6/13

Our hearts and thoughts are with all of those affected by the events in Orlando this week.

What should writers know about book covers? [Writer’s Digest]

10 Things You Need to Know About Bestsellers Lists [Where Writer’s Win]

Microsoft bought LinkedIn this week for over $26 billion. [NYT]

CONFIRMED that a pretty, pretty, pretty good season 9 of Curb will happen! [Mashable]

For self-publishers: How to prepare for e-book distribution. [DBW]