First Friday Link Party for Writers — Ring in the New Year Edition

Carol Tice

First Friday Link Party for Writers 2014Welcome to 2014 — and a great way to share your best posts and get new readers in the new year.

The First Friday link party for writers is back from a brief hiatus. I’ll be turning my blog over to you — the Make a Living Writing community of readers — once a quarter. You can link us to your best recent post, and then check out the rest of the blogs your fellow readers have shared. You never know when you’ll find a new favorite.

Instructions are below — enjoy the link party.

[inlinkz_linkup id=354583]

33 Comments

  1. Mika Tufuga-Valai

    Aloha Carol,

    I’m new to this, but I am excited about the things that I have learned by reading your insights on blogging. I’ve tried this once before back in 2004, but just didn’t know enough to keep going. Thank you so much for your wonderful knowledge and your willingness to share it with idiots like me.

    My goal for this year is to expand my writing voice, reach as many readers as i can with inspiring stories and words of wisdom. Please visit laieslist.com

    thank you once again, wholeheartedly, for sharing your talents and success with us.

    aloha

    Mika Tufuga-Valai, a Laie FOB with a blog

  2. Inderpreet

    hi,
    Its is an enlightening experience reading all these tips and great topics. thanks for these and please keep them coming.
    I was quite late to read this link mail and realize that the link was for 24 hours.
    My fault but still wanted to link my post so here goes.
    http://inderpreetkaur.blogspot.in/2013/12/mothers-wisdom.html
    hope be in time for the next party. thanks again.
    Inderpreet Kaur

  3. Anne Wayman

    Carol, I used the tool but had to link to you later which I did…guess I’ll try again and see if it works.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Avoid These 6 Dumb Mistakes I Made as a New Blogger - […] The Write Practice has “SUBJECT [prompt]” (example here), Makealivingwriting.com has Link Party and this blog has Phrases on Fridays. These…

Related Posts

You CAN Write a Query Letter That Gets a “Yes”: 5 Resources

Freelance writer getting a gig after learning to write a query letter.

Love them or hate them, queries are one of the most important marketing tools for any freelancer who wants to write for magazines. And the skills you learn from writing a good query letter also help business writers and copywriters pitch their potential clients.

If you’ve been sending queries off into space and never getting a reply, you may think it’s impossible to break into new magazines. But it’s not true! Editors are always looking for new talent.

To help you learn to write a query letter that will get you the gig, we’ve pulled together a collection of five of our best posts on pitching:

Can’t Write? Try These 9 Ideas for Writing Motivation

It’s the bane of every freelance writer’s life: You know you need to sit yourself down and get some writing done, but nothing happens. The writing motivation just isn’t there. Sometimes, you can't even make yourself sit down with the computer -- even if you...