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I have a confession to make.


When I signed on to Twitter for the first time a few months ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I don’t know much about programming, but I consider myself otherwise tech-savvy. When I launched Twitter, though, it was like someone had taken my computer and switched it to a foreign language (and not German, because I’d get that). It took a full day for me to start to feel like I had a handle on it . . . and that day felt like a week.


Fast forward to the present, and I’m loving all the great articles on writing, editing, and publishing I discover every day, courtesy of the editors, writers, and agents I follow. In case you haven’t been following my feed (it’s over there, to the right), today I’m sharing links to some of the best articles I read this week—pieces that got me thinking, reading and most importantly, writing!


Why Editors Focus on Page One:


Sarah Dessen and Regina Hayes: The Slate Book Review author-editor interview:


How Do You Find Your Next Read?:


What did you find on Twitter this week? Share in the comments, please!


  1. Karen Soutar says:

    I’m totally with you here – a few months ago I didn’t ‘get’ Twitter’ at all, now I can’t get off it! This week I have discovered a good half dozen books to add to my virtual ‘to-read’ pile. 🙂

  2. Gwen says:

    I’m figuring out Twitter, too. One day at a time.

  3. So glad to see I’m not alone!

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