1.  Thanks to Pearls Before Swine for these 7 reasons to build an email list:


2.  Check out Cassie’s guest post on Confessions of a Readaholic regarding e-books:


3.  Thanks to A Writer’s Path for these 4 ways of increasing your chances of selling a book:

4 Ways to Increase Your Chances of a Book Sale

4.  Thanks to Kate M. Colby for this blog on how to handle good and bad book reviews:

How to Handle Book Reviews: Good, Bad, and Ugly

5.  Alison Maruska gives us three things to know about writers’ conferences:

Three Things To Know About Writers Conferences

6. Thanks to Judith Briles at The Book Designer for this one on the perfect pitch:


7.  Good one from Alison Williams on self-publishing and the snobbery issue:


Thanks to Kim’s Author Support Blog, Chris, the Story Reading Ape, Smorgasbord, and Don Massenzio for the re-blogs.