Panic. Sheer panic. I couldn't upload any photos to the blog, which was rather important for the FOOD post I was working on. So I raced to Google what the hell was going on. I found this link to talk me off my cliff and get me past the initial roadblock. I think I have days of meaningless work ahead. ***Note: If you are using Blogger, you are using Picassa photo storage. READ THIS. Yet another reason it may be time for me to switch to Wordpress.
In other, less dramatic news, below are some of the most helpful links of the week.
A method through the madness: 5 tips for writing scenes via Jody Hedlund
As always, Jane Friedmand offers 10 Ways to Build Long-Lasting Traffic to Your Author Website or Blog.
Sarah McCoy (along with snippets from a dozen other authors) explains how finding your literary agent is like finding true love via the Millions.
Since I'm at this stage now (again) Melanie Conklin's How to Rock Beta Reads was particulary helpful. Beta readers everywhere, please read!
Victoria Mixon shared an excerpt from her soon-to-be-released book for writers, The Art & Craft of Prose: 3rd Practitioner’s Manual. She’s provided this excerpt on Making Tension Tense via Writer Unboxed.