My Best Advice for Writers From 2011


By

Speaking at SXSW PubCamp 2011

Speaking at SXSW PubCamp 2011

Last week I shared 12 Must-Read Articles From 2011. Now I’m going to share a list of the best advice I gave in 2011 as a handy reference.

My Absolute Favorites

General Advice

Getting Published

New Media

Marketing and Promotion

Social Media

Self-Publishing & E-Publishing

Best Guest Posts

Looking for more?

  • Here are my best posts from 2010. Unfortunately, the links in this post no longer work because of the Writer’s Digest site redesign, but if you Google the post titles, you can find the correct link.
E-Book Publishing 101
90-minute online class; no tech skill required

WD webinar December 2014My latest online class, in partnership with Writer's Digest, focuses on the basics of do-it-yourself ebook publishing. What are the right services for publishing your e-book? What are some of the most effective e-book marketing strategies? Get answers to these questions, plus an unbiased look at the e-book publishing scene, when you should do it, and-if you do-how to be effective in your efforts, without investing more money than you should.

  • http://twitter.com/turndog_million Matthew Turner

    Some great links here Jane, you’ve done some great articles in 2011. Let’s hope 2012 is just as exciting for you

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    I hope so, too! Thanks so much.

  • http://twitter.com/Lisa_Rivero Lisa Rivero

    I know what I’ll be reading this week. Jane, following your blog this year as been one of my highlights. 

  • Mroachsmith

    Thank you, Jane. It is truly an honor to be included in this list. I wish I kept such fine company at home. Might make for better dinner party conversation, yes? We all look forward to your 2012 posts. Enjoy the holidays.

  • Malenalott

    Your articles have helped immensely this year. Thank you for sharing your wisdom.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    :-) Thanks for sticking with me.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    It was an honor to have you! And very much agreed about the dinner party conversation.  :)

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    Appreciate you reading & commenting!

  • Pingback: My Best Advice for Writers From 2011 | Jane Friedman | Self-Publishing Success | Scoop.it()

  • http://twitter.com/ficwriter Darrelyn Saloom

    Thanks, Jane. It’s an honor to be included in your “Absolute Favorites” since you are my absolute favorite :-)

  • Florence Fois

    Jane, I want to take this moment to thank you for being out there, for your consistent hard work, and for your great links. I am a lover of research, a die-hard reader of the word, and you make my life a better place to be. You do know you are a born teacher and I have always loved great teachers. Happy Holidays and a great New 2012!

  • http://twitter.com/annerallen Anne R. Allen

    The best of the best! Thanks for all the wisdom you impart to the writing community, Jane!

  • http://www.freelancewriter.co/ Harleena Singh

    Awesome links Jane!

    I have just bookmarked the page to read during the coming holidays- as all of them seem so wonderful and worth visiting. :)Thanks for sharing :)

  • Pingback: My Best Advice for Writers From 2011 | Jane Friedman | Publishing iPad Book Apps for Kids | Scoop.it()

  • http://cgblake.wordpress.com/ CG Blake

    Jane,
    Thanks so much. This is packed with so much useful information and links. I could spend hours reading it all; of course, then I wouldn’t have time to write. Thanks for all your wonderful blog posts over the past year and best wishes to you for a happy and successful year in 2012.

  • Pingback: Writing on the Ether | Jane Friedman()

  • http://twitter.com/speartoons Kevin Spear

    Lots of great information here. I know what I’ll be reading over Christmas break!

  • Pingback: Jane Friedman: Best Advice for Writers 2011 | kevinspear.com()

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    :-)

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    A wonderful compliment. Thank you.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    Appreciate you being here, Anne!

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    A pleasure!

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    Ha! Yes. Writing comes first.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    :)

  • http://twitter.com/JFbookman Joel Friedlander

    A whole lot of wonderful here, Jane, thanks for having me as a guest, and for everything you do for writers.

  • http://tracikenworth.wordpress.com/ Traci Kenworth

    Valuable information.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    Thanks, Joel. You do as much, if not more! Appreciate you stopping by.

  • Pingback: The week in publishing (December 19 to December 25) | Self-Publishing Resources()

  • http://www.surlymuse.com Daniel Swensen

    Wow, what a treasure trove of material. This will probably take me days to get through. Thanks, Jane!

  • Pingback: Jane Friedman Shares Her Best of 2011 « Writing and Illustrating()

  • Pingback: Writer’s Digest Conference 2011, Part #1 « virtualDavis()

  • Richard Alan

    I’m fairly new to writing and self-publishing.  In my search for information about marketing, I found your posts.  WOW!!!  There is so much valuable information here.  I’ve bookmarked almost every article.  I’m definitely going to follow your blogs.  Thank you for sharing such helpful information.

  • http://janefriedman.com Jane Friedman

    Appreciate you reading & commenting!

  • Pingback: Links about Writing | Juliana Haygert()

  • Pingback: One Question Writers Should Never Ask « virtualDavis()

  • Pingback: Buzz: Writer’s Digest Conference 2011 « virtualDavis()