Around the web this week for writers:
In Anne R. Allen’s “Your Author Bio: Does it help your Book Sales or Stop Them Dead?,” writers are reminded their books aren’t the only place to improve their craft. They should periodically review their book blurbs, copy, taglines and author bios wherever they may appear. Test what works and improve.
Jessica Strawser writes on the importance of the writer community in “5 Reasons Fellow Writers Are Essential to Your Writing Life.” No one understands the process authors go through better than other writers.
“What Goodreads’ Explosive Growth Means for Writers and the Broader Economy” in Forbes details how Goodreads can be a powerful tool for authors in connecting with readers and other writers.
If you want to promote and talk about your Work in Progress, join Bethany Jennings‘ latest #WIPjoy and, while you’re at it, check out her excellent new short story Threadbare.