Monday, August 25, 2008

A Mix of Things

Jessica Faust at Bookends wrote a A Publishing Dictionary explaining commonly used publishing terms.

Adrienne Kress wrote about So you want to get published . . . getting an agent and about So You Want To Get Published . . . from agent to publisher.

On the Shrinking Violet Promotions blog, there were two interesting posts: Marketing Task Recap and More on ARCs.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Writing Advice

Nathan Bansford has written an intereting post on Character and Plot--Inseparable.

The Author! Author! blog by Anne Mini has a good post about The plague of passivity V: Help! I’m tied to a train track!

Monday, August 11, 2008

Editing, Working with Agents, and Doing Contracts Yourself

Jessica Faust at Bookends wrote two good posts, one about the Stages of Editing after the publishing contract is finalized and one about You Have an Agent . . . Now What on what happens once the author-agent relationship is established and what an author can do if problems arise.

Janet Reid, Literary Agent, wrote a blog about what to do if you intend to negotiate a contract for your book without an agent.

Monday, August 4, 2008

On Editors

Nathan Bransford wrote a post about Editing vs. Copyediting on his blog.

Novelist Inc. has posted an interview with Senior Editor Liz Scheier who talks about what she looks for in books and in authors.