June Roundup: Hot Tweetables at #WU


June has been a lively month of competition and corporate showdowns in the industry–the Hachette-Amazon debate drew responses from many of the big dogs in the industry, including J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert. The rift has brought an influx of Hachette book-buying at Wal-Mart and indie bookstores who happily harbored those boycotting Amazon  (even when we don’t really know what’s going on behind the scenes). At any rate, while speculation swirled through the industry like a tornado, we writers kept doing what we love best–making music on the page. To assist you on your quest for truth, knowledge, and better craft, we bring you links galore.
















About Heather Webb

Heather grew up a military brat and naturally became obsessed with travel, culture, and languages. She taught high school for nearly a decade before turning to full time writing and freelance editing. Heather's historical novels BECOMING JOSEPHINE and RODIN'S LOVER, published by Penguin, have been translated to three languages and have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, France Magazine, All You magazine, Dish Magazine, the Hartford Courant, the Houston Chronicle, Washington Independent Review of Books, The Portland Book Review, and more. Next up? Her anthology, FALL OF POPPIES: Stories of Love and the Great War, centers around WWI's Armistice Day and will release from HarperCollins March 1, 2016 featuring eight other authors. She's also cooking up a Gothic thriller set during the Belle Epoque era. As a freelance editor, Heather shares writing advice right here at her favorite award-winning writing site, WriterUnboxed.com, as well as Writers in the Storm, and RomanceUniversity.org. She may often be found Twittering, or seen at a local college where she teaches craft courses. When not writing, she feeds her cookbook addiction, geeks out on history and pop culture, and looks for excuses to head to the other side of the world.


  1. says

    Hmmm – I just realized that the two that caught my eye and forced a click-through on the first pass were How to Fall In Love With Writing Again, and Reclaiming the Joy of Writing. Telling? :-/

    Thanks for the roundup, Heather and Twitter Team! I love having your tweet stream flow into my fb newsfeed. Have a great weekend, Heather!

    • says

      Vaughn, I’ve been wrestling with some writer’s block these last few weeks myself so when I saw these articles I jumped on them. Sending you much rejuvenation and mojo, my friend!

  2. says

    Hi Heather,
    Do you follow my agent, Alexandra Machinist, on Twitter?
    She often posts specific “wish list” items … books she’d love to rep. Just thought I’d share that in case you want to include any of her posts for your followers.
    Kim Fay