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Meghan Ward

I'm a freelance writer and book editor represented by Andy Ross of the Andy Ross Literary Agency. You can read an excerpt of my memoir, Paris On Less Than $10,000 A Day, and visit my website for more info about me.

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Link Love

Since I’ve been Twittering a lot of links lately, I figured I would share them with you here. You can also follow me @meghancward or like my Facebook Page to receive these links throughout the week.

Here is a great post by Brian Meeks about Fake Hashtaggery.

Keren Taylor, founder of WriteGirl, tells the LA [...]

Link Love

Has it really been more than a week since I last blogged? What is becoming of me? Well, for one, it’s fall. And fall means holidays and birthdays galore. All of our friends’ kids were born in the fall/early winter, which means nearly every weekend for the next two months I will be eating pizza [...]

Link Love

There’s been a lot of talk about slow blogging lately, including a great post from Anne Allen on why quality if more important than quantity, another from Sierra on why she’s switching from five days a week to three days a week, and yet another by Roni, who’s also switching from five days a week [...]

Link Love

Finally, links!

As you’ve probably heard by now, according to Jeff Bezos, e-book sales have surpassed hardcover book sales at Amazon (but I’m curious to know how e-book sales compare to paperback sales).

And from The Nation, the trouble with Amazon.

From my friend Connie Hale over at Sin and Syntax (have you bought her [...]

Link Love

It’s been two weeks already since I posted links! Here we go:

Agent Nathan Bransford has a post on creating a Series Bible. A Series Bible is to a book (or series of books) what a script supervisor is to a movie—the person who makes sure a character’s hair looks the same in each scene [...]

Contest Winner and Link Love

The winner of this month’s Writerland contest is …

KRISTAN!

Kristan, e-mail me your address and to whom you’d like the book addressed (Kristan, Kristan the Magnificent, etc.) to meghan (at) meghanward (dot) com. Then, whenever you’re ready, send me 20 pages of your manuscript or a short story, and I will critique it and [...]

Link Love

Simon at Constant Revision has three great posts about Twitter and how to use it. I’ve been tweeting very little lately and these posts made me want to get back into the groove.

Last week, Publisher’s Weekly announced that Vook is releasing 19 titles for the iPad. I’m very happy about this because my husband [...]

Link Love

It’s been three weeks since I’ve posted links, so I have quite a few:

My favorite link this week is an incredibly inspiring post that all aspiring writers must read.

From Nathan Bransford, 10 questions to ask yourself if you’re considering self-publishing as more and more authors turn to web and POD publishing.

Also from [...]

Blog Awards

When I received my first blog award from Sierra, I wasn’t sure what to make of it. The Blogo-Rama-Dingdong Award? Should I be excited about that? Fortunately, Sierra didn’t require me to pass it on to other bloggers or to post it on my own blog. Then two weeks ago, I received a second blog [...]

Link Love

Agent Kirsty McLaughlan, guest blogging for Strictly Writing, gives seven tips for getting an agent.

From the Guardian via Elizabeth at Fog City Writer, is crowfunding the way of the future?

Also from the Guardian, is your reading suffering from multimedia overload?

Agent Rachelle Gardner warns writers to think hard before self-publishing while editor Alan [...]