Weekly List of Helpful Links for Writers – Backing Up

This Week’s Discoveries of Writer’s Links

Tips for Writers



We’ve all heard it many times – Backup your work! Here’s an informative article from Standout Books, one of my favorite websites for tips for writers. Great ideas and how tos to backup your work.

How To Back Up Your Work Like An Author


Do you get stuck between passive and active voice? Check out this excellent post by author/editor Kate Johnston on strengthening your writing with active voice. Visit Kate on her new blog too! KateJohnstonAuthor.com




Interested in learning about some good places to advertise your books? Check out this post from BookBaby and find out the cost.



Are you concerned about your books being pirated? Check out these solutions from Selfpublishingrelief.com

There are sites to help you keep track of your pirated books. Blasty is one of the best, which I’ve written a few posts about how it works with Google doing the search and desist and removals for us. If you’re interested in using this service (and why wouldn’t you be?) please sign up through the link provided through my post HERE.



Interested in turning your blogs into video? I know I’ll be looking into this in more detail in the coming months. Here’s an informative article from the Social Media Examiner offering detailed steps to put a video blog together.

How to Easily Create Videos From Blog Posts

I hope you enjoyed this post and found something of interest in one or more of these helpful links for writers.

7 Vital Website Ingredients for Authors AND Editors | @Belinda_Pollard



Here’s some insight from my friend and author Belinda Pollard. Belinda writes a lot about the publishing industry, and shares some great information here on revamping her website. We all know that WordPress can sometimes be tricky at times, so perhaps Belinda’s experience may be helpful to some.


I was recently forced into changing the design of this site, because the little piece of software that controls its appearance was no longer supported. (Rats.)

This turned out to be a good thing, because it made me think hard about what I wanted on my site. I mulled over what helps or irritates me on other people’s blogs and websites. (A blog is just a type of website that has new content added regularly. They’re all websites.)

I had to update both this site, which I write as a publishing . . .” Read More:

Source: 7 Vital Website Ingredients for Authors AND Editors | @Belinda_Pollard


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