Thanks to these authors and bloggers below for their writing tips.  There will be no Roundup next week, as we’re away at the van until Sunday 16th September:

1.  Erica Verrillo for these 33 calls for submissions in September:

https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2018/08/33-calls-for-submissions-in-september.html

2.  A.C Flory on KDP merging with CreateSpace:

https://acflory.wordpress.com/2018/08/31/kdp-createspace-fate-and-me/

3.  Nicholas C. Rossis and 4 tips to promote a book on YouTube:

https://nicholasrossis.wordpress.com/2018/08/31/4-useful-tips-to-promote-a-book-on-youtube-more-effectively/

4.  Just Can’t Help Writing with things you might miss when proof-reading:

https://justcanthelpwriting.wordpress.com/2018/08/24/what-you-will-miss-when-you-proof-and-how-to-fix-it/

https://justcanthelpwriting.wordpress.com/2018/08/30/the-things-you-miss-when-you-proofread-part-2-minute-finds-and-fixes/

https://justcanthelpwriting.wordpress.com/2018/08/30/the-things-you-miss-when-you-proofread-part-3-creative-finds-and-fixes/

5.  Meg Dowell on reaching out to companies to write for:

I Started Reaching Out Directly to Companies I Wanted to Write for. Here’s What I Learned.

And on how to get good at writing:

How to Get Good At Writing: A Quick Guide

6.  Anne R. Allen on 9 bad pieces of publishing advice:

https://annerallen.com/2018/09/bad-advice-writers/

7.  Derek Haines with that old ‘Effect’ versus ‘Affect’:

https://justpublishingadvice.com/affect-vs-effect-and-why-the-effects-affect-your-writing/

8.  Hugh’s Views & News for these 5 powerful blogging tools:

5 Powerful Blogging Tools That Will Work For You

9.  Derek Haines for this welcome info on ‘lie’ and ‘lay’:

https://justpublishingadvice.com/lay-or-lie-and-how-easy-it-is-for-everyone-to-get-them-wrong/#comment-15212

10.  Reedsy for these ebook publishing platforms:

https://blog.reedsy.com/ebook-distribution/#publishingplatforms

11.  Kelsie Engen for these 5 overused words in fiction:

5 Overused Words in Fiction

12.  K.D Dowdall on how to write the perfect synopsis:

HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT SYNOPSIS