Monday, April 27, 2009

Publicity, Writing, and Query Letters

Colleen Lindsay wrote about the differences between publicity and marketing and How to work effectively with your publicist.

The Rejecter wrote The Death of a Contract about how a publishing contract signed by both parties can still be severed.

Toni McGee Causey wrote How Do You Know When To Quit?

Chuck Dixon wrote about Stupid Gun Mistakes EVERY Writer Makes.

Jane Friedman wrote about Avoiding Red-Flag Mistakes on Your First Page.

Rachelle Gardner wrote about Giving Reasons for Rejections.

Jessica Faust wrote more on when to stop submitting a Query Letter.

Nathan Gransford wrote about Be An Agent for a Day: The Results!!

Monday, April 20, 2009

Writing and Promotion

Author Matthew Cheney wrote If Only I'd Known: Writing Advice to My Younger Self.

Holt Uncensored wrote about Ten Mistakes Writers Don’t See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do).

Shrinking Violet Promotions wrote about Worst Advice for Introverts.

Michelle McLean wrote about Research Tips: How to Find Your Information Without Losing Your Mind.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Lots of Links on Lots of Topics

Rachelle Gardner wrote on What Your Query Says About You and 10 Things to Expect from an Agent.

Kristin Nelson wrote about The Pain Merchants Title Saga, Guest Blog: Janice’s Editor Donna Bray On The Pain Merchants Title Change, Janice Hardy's Query Pitch, and linked to an inspiring video she called Know no limitation.

Sarah talks a bit about marketing and publicity at a publisher.

Yen describes the difference: Advertising vs. publicity.

Allison Winn Scotch wrote about the reasons To Tweet or Not to Tweet…

Shrinking Violet Promotions wrote about Workshop Proposals for giving workshops at conferences and such.

Jessica Faust wrote about Earning Royalties.

randfish wrote about 21 Tips to Earn Links and Tweets to Your Blog Post.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Agents and Writers

Alexander McCall Smith on the intense personal relationships readers form with characters and the ways that complicates the lives of authors.

The Ultimate Guide for Everything Twitter.

Jessica Faust has an Authorpass and Agentpass Day where she talks about what she appreciates from an author.