News You Can Use – May 15, 2012

J.A. Konrath Responds – [Warning: There is some coarse language in the post.] Konrath’s response to my blog post from yesterday.

Vetting a Freelance Editor – Victoria Strauss writes an incredible article on how to pick the best independent editor for your project.

Icons that Make No Sense to the New Generation of Readers – A tremendous article about words that could “date” your writing if you aren’t careful.

25 Ways to use Twitter the Wrong Way – Very educational for those who are casual users

Bible App Exceeds 50 Million Downloads – YouVersion Bible App from LifeChurch.TV. Link includes a video interview with the co-founder.

Songwriter Wins Lawsuit – If you plan on still being in the publishing game 30 years from now or if your heirs will need advice on your literary estate, read this article and see what a loophole in the copyright law can mean for you.

Enjoy this pretty cool video called “The Bible in 50 Words”

3 Responses to News You Can Use – May 15, 2012

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    JennyM May 15, 2012 at 5:31 am #

    -Love the video, very nicely done
    -50 million copies? Yet the media says that no one reads the Bible anymore? Huh.
    -I recognized all those icons. Estoy une geezereta
    -Mr Konrath needs to watch Larry Boy and the Angry Eyebrows

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    Brad Huebert May 15, 2012 at 11:04 am #

    Steve, I admire you for posting the response to your article.

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    Rachel Wilder May 15, 2012 at 11:15 am #

    Joe Konrath tends to make me mad. It’s like he lives to pick fights. Every blog article I’ve ever read from a selbf-pubbed author reeks of anger and outright hatred toward anyone who dares to go the traditional route. I don’t get it.

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