The King of the Blues Plays His Final Set and Other Good Reads this Week

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The King of the Blues, BB King Dies at Age 89. Very nice retrospective on blues legend BB King, that offers more than just the facts and a superficial assessment of his many accomplishments.

Paid Reviews: Why Authors Should NEVER Buy Amazon Reader Reviews. More sage advice from Anne R. Allen on why paid reviews ain’t such a hot idea.

Can’t Everyone In The Publishing Industry Just Get Along? Makes a great case for just being grateful that books come in all types and from many sources. Hooray for books.

Publication Opportunities for New Writers at Endless Edits is a nice post with lots of tips and links to writing opportunities for new writers.

Agonizing Over Antagonists by Keith Cronin. Is a great straightforward post about giving your bad guys some dimension and making them more like real life. Basically, if real bullies have something good about them. I agree. Makes for a better villain in my mind.

Enjoy the reads and have a great week everybody. Let BB get you there:

 

WC

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2 thoughts on “The King of the Blues Plays His Final Set and Other Good Reads this Week

  1. Ugh, paid reviews? Who came up with the concept? Another great Monday post, Annie. Just the way I like them 🙂

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    1. Yeah Ramona, apparently it’s quite a thing these days. The thing that is troublesome is that apparently these shysters talk a really good game and have tricked a lot of authors. Man, it’s always something, right?
      Annie

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