This week, we’re thinking about beginnings. From originating characters to developing ideas to beginning marketing, approach your weekend as if you’re just at the start of your current project. Enjoy this week’s top links, and we’ll see you next week.
10 Things I Wish I Knew About Being an Author I Didn’t Know Before – via Rachel Thompson – Point by point advice on how to create your author platform.
Create Multiple Formats and Versions – Via CreateSpace – Richard Ridley shows us how to create multiple streams of income from a single title.
How I Do It. Top Tips From Top Indie Authors: Hugh Howey – via The Alliance of Independent Authors – ACX author Howey shares tips from his experience as a successful indie author
How to Take Other’s Ideas and Make Them Your Own: Avoiding Plagiarism in the Internet Age – via BookBaby – “The only surefire way to avoid plagiarism is to know what it actually is.”
How to Build a Character For Voice Actors – via ezinearticles – Grounded, believable characters voices are a must for audiobooks.
Eight Handpicked Tools For Voice Actors – via J. Christopher Dunn’s Voice-Over Blog – Browser based tools and apps that every VO will find useful.
AudioEloquence.com – Perhaps the most comprehensive online pronunciation resource for voice actors.
Be Yourself in Order to Be the Character – via Backstage – More great info for actors on getting into character.
Did you find any cool links we may have missed this week? Tell us below!