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:

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

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

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

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:

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

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’:

10.  Reedsy for these ebook publishing platforms:

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: