1. Seriously, you can’t be a writer if you’re not a reader. But even if you’re not a writer, you should be reading. Here are 10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day by Lana Winter-Hébert at Lifehack.
2. For the writers and non-writers alike, here are The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Everyday by Jake Newfield at Inc.com. Read and memorize.
3. Take a from a writer who is currently failing at marketing (me), marketing is the most difficult part of writing. Rachel Thompson at Bad Redhead Media claims These are the Reasons Most Authors Fail at Book Marketing. Give it a read and tell us what you think.
4. On a similar note, Bryan Hutchinson at Positive Writer lets us know Why So Many Blogs and Books Utterly and Completely Fail!
5. Finally, while marketing may be the hardest part of writing, describing a good setting is a close second place. Angela Ackerman at Writers Helping Writers has some tips in her post Level Up Your Setting By Thinking Outside The Box.
And that’s it. Have a great weekend and check back next week for a new post and a new podcast.