As much as I love you all, it was nice to get away from the blog and Twitter and the noise of the Internet during my trip to Amsterdam. But now I’m back, knee-deep in my Google Reader and Twitter links to bring you my favorites.
- Chris Brogan says Your Blog is Not Your Job. Something to keep in mind when you (and by you, I mean me) spend too much time blogging.
- The Wall Street Journal has an interesting piece on how self-publishing is changing the game for authors.
- Briefcase to Backpack offers tips on how to make traveling look good on your resume, including understanding how your travels contribute to who you are.
- How to throw an awesome book launch. Practical advice (my favorite kind) from Editorial Ass.
- A Book Blogger’s View Inside NYC’s Publishing Houses, courtesy of Maw Books.
- The First Draft brings us six movies to ignite our wanderlust. Anybody seen all six?
- Marianne Elliott, a fellow travel memoir writer, explains why she’s rewriting her book in the present tense. I’ve been considering this lately, too.
This weekend I’m running my favorite 5K race, the Freihofer’s Race for Women in Albany, N.Y. (which I wrote about last year). Should be a fun one.