Wednesday links: Being a critique partner and Amazon Publishing

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

  1. The Most Important Book I’ve Read (Or the Importance of Being a Critique Partner), from Michael Mammay: Having a critique partner comes with a ton of benefits. But have you ever thought of how much you can gain by being a critique partner? Excerpt: “I think there’s a pretty good consensus out there that you need critique partners to improve, but I think a lot of people focus on receiving critique. For me, I think I’ve learned more by giving it.”
  2. 10 Things Every Writer Should Know About Amazon Publishing, from Writer’s Digest: Want to know a little more about Amazon’s publishing company? Let this article introduce you to some of one author’s key experiences. Excerpt: “But one thing is constant: they are constantly trying new things and I always say yes. So if you are looking for a (new) publishing home, here are the top 10 things I think every writer should know about Amazon Publishing.”
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