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Finds for Fridays: July 22


Finds for Fridays is my way of sharing some of the wonderful blogs posts I read each week. I am currently following close to 100 blogs and at least scan them as much as I can.  Each week, I'll note and "set aside" some posts that especially speak to me for whatever reason. And each Friday that I am able, I'll share them with you. I hope you'll stop by and read the posts, and maybe even follow the blogs if you aren't already. A win-win, right?

And here they are!

Positively Biographical by Lisa Lickel at Reflections in Hindsight (about putting together a writing bio when you're "nobody.")

Pitching Your Novel by Rachelle Gardner at her blog (about theme vs. plot in pitching)

Don't Throw In The Towel: E-pub/Self-Pub is Not The Easy Fix by Scott Eagan at Babbles from Scott Eagan (about taking the "easy way" out - thought-provoking)

Amazing Race Video! by the MikChiks at Connecting Now (cuz I want to watch it again and again - and you might too)

It's Him! By Barb Culler at Ms. Barbie's Blog (about a wonderful life-saving encounter ;) )

The Peanut Butter Jar by Joy Bach at Life Moments (about being a vessel for God)

(just a note - LOTS of great posts at several agent/agency blogs this week besides these - just didn't want to make this list too long. Check out, especially, more of Rachelle Gardener's and Scott Eagan's posts - links above - as well as this whole past week at Books and Such Literary - a series on unpublished writer assumptions by agent Rachel Kent)

Enjoy the reads!

Paving Rough Roads With God's Presence


  1. Thanks for sharing Joanne. Have a fantastic Friday!

  2. Oh my gosh! I can't believe I made your list! My day has been made. (That post was so fun to write too!)


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