1.  Morgan S. Hazlewood on A Writer’s Path gives us 3 things that make a great first line:

3 Things That Make a Great 1st Line

2.  Alicia Honeycutt on Kobo Writing Life gives advice on writing an author bio:

Writing an Author Bio

3.  Felicia Denise gives us 5 things authors should remember when planning a book tour:

5 Things Authors Should Remember When Planning a Book Tour #MondayBlog

4.  Janice Wald at Mostly Blogging gives the 7 best WordPress resources for blogging:


5.  Jacqueline Obyikocha gives 31 blog post ideas:


6.  BadRedheadMedia gives advice on the best platform for beginner bloggers:


7.  Secret Diary of Porter Girl blogs about being a writer:

So You Want To Be A Writer

8.  Thanks to Wendy Van Camp at No Wasted Ink for these author / reader hashtags:

Author #Hashtags for Twitter

9.  Donatella Petitti at Millionaire’s Digest gives advice on how to be an efficient blogger:

How to Be an Efficient Blogger (2 min read)

10.  Lysa Grant gives us 20 free book marketing sites:


11.  Alison Williams gives advice on how to approach an agent:


12.  Steven Capps gives 7 signs of an awesome submission:

7 Signs of an Awesome Submission

Thanks to Chris, the Story Reading Ape, Didi Oviatt, Don Massenzio, Die Erste Eslarner Zeitung, Jean M. Cogdell, HowToEBook, and A Cooking Pot and Twisted Tales for the re-blogs.