It’s time again for my list of useful links, which I have culled from dozens more to find the most valuable ones for you. As always, they are excerpted from my recent quarterly newsletter. If you’d like to receive the entire list of links next time, sign up to receive my four newsletters per year. Now, on to the goods:
2. Publishers Weekly did a good webcast recently about selling single subject cookbooks in unusual places.
4. There’s a new literary magazine in New York about food, called Put an Egg on It. Want to submit work?
5. 9 Social Media Resolutions for 2014 – funny with good advice.
6. If you’re planning to write to agents about your book, read Query Letter Pet Peeves.
7. If you like to use Twitter, read 10 Surprising New Twitter Stats to Help You Reach More Followers.
8. Hey, if you make more than $1000 per year as an author, you’re beating the average.
9. After my rant about how recipe writers often fail to specify the amount of salt, the Washington Post ran this piece about how many recipe writers feel sheepish about it: ‘Salt to Taste’ Taken With a Grain of Regret.
10. Need a fantastic social media plan? Of course you do. This one’s aimed at writers and explains the pros and cons of each platform.
11. Which blogger sold the most cookbooks in 2013, displacing Ina Garten? Read The Cookbook Shelf, Spring 2014 (Scroll down to get to the chart.)
12. Got a book tour coming up? You’ll want to read 10 Things I Learned on Book Tour.
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