For a while now, I have been using twitter for my link dumps. But, searching for something in twitter isn’t exactly easy. So here is a summary of this week’s links –
a writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway
Books are not babies – a great read on revising a novel over.
My three main tools at the moment, as I work through the rewrites, are: a synopsis; a chapter-by-chapter breakdown; and a page of character notes. I have found them all unbelievably helpful for keeping me focused.
We use CopyBuoy via Hoster Broaster, because it streams really easily into a Plaxo/LinkedIn yak-fest meld. When you register, click “Endless,” and under “Contacts” just list everyone you’ve ever met.
This talk is fantastic. Chimamanda Adichie talks on Tedtalks about the danger of a single story . A balanced view on how we are all influenced by stereotypes. (via @spotjogger)
Earlier in the week, I asked for websites where I could order t-shirts online in India. Thanks all for responding. Here is the consolidated list: