1.  Thanks to Author Marketing Experts for these holiday book marketing tips:


2.  Who’s going?  Bloggers Bash tickets are on sale now:


3.  Meg Dowell gives 21 reasons why a blog is boring:

21 Reasons You’re Producing a Boring Blog

4.  Kristina Stanley gives advice on how to avoid plot holes:

How To Avoid Plot Holes (Part I)

5.  D.E Haggerty reminds us not to forget about book pre-orders:


6.  Thanks to Rachel Poli for these December/January writing contests:

December/January 2017/2018 Writing Contests

7. Thanks to The Uncensored Writer for these top 8 websites for writers:


8. Chuck Wendig over at Terrible Minds gives some unusual advice on how to finish your book:


9.  Informative blog on Writer’s Treasure Chest by AuroraJeanAlexander on using LinkedIn Profinder:


10.  Thanks to Rosie Amber for this blog about independent publishers:


11.  Thanks to Nicholas C. Rossis for this heads-up on the new Goodreads Kindle giveaway:


12.  Bryn Donovan writes about sex-free romance stories:


13.  Thanks  Sacha Black for this info on the Bloggersbash chat hour on Twitter:


Thanks to How To EBook, Chris, the Story Reading Ape, Don Massenzio, The Militant Negro, and But I Smile Anyway for the re-blogs.