5 Interesting Links for 03-02-2018

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Submissions (Publishing)

If literary magazines are your submission targets, this seems a good list of available ones with a little about the market and links to their submission guidelines.
https://blog.reedsy.com/literary-magazines/

BookBub (Promotion)

The BookBub staff put together a visual cheat sheet for giving yourself the best chance of being accepted for this effective book promotion.
https://insights.bookbub.com/boost-chances-bookbub-featured-deal/

Psychology (Cats)

Ways incorporating cat time into your life can help you manage the struggles better. I used to go on walks with one harness “trained” kitty we were fostering when stressed because there’s no way to stay grumpy when dealing with the chaos of a cat on a leash…it is not, however, a good approach for walking exercise.
https://www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/clearing-the-air/2018/02/5-ways-felines-help-de-stress-our-lives/

Adaptation (Business)

A look at what’s behind the survival and success of indie bookstores in a world of Amazon.
https://qz.com/1135474/how-independent-bookstores-thrived-in-spite-of-amazon/

Posture (Health)

Americans may be suffering more back pain because of how they bend.
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/02/26/587735283/lost-art-of-bending-over-how-other-cultures-spare-their-spines

When the Shoe Won't Fit by Margaret McGaffey Fisk

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2 Responses to 5 Interesting Links for 03-02-2018

  1. Linda says:

    Re: bending over. It must be my dance training, but I tried it out and bending from the hip is my automatic way of doing it. 🙂

    • Margaret McGaffey Fisk says:

      Yeah, same here, but then I do many things in odd ways :). It does make me realize that is one reason why my arms are shorter when picking things up than others, though. Tried to imitate the described bad posture and gained 3 inches :).

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