Monday, May 25, 2009

Queries, publishing, and learning how to write

Kristin Nelson wrote So-N-So Recommended Me about mentioning referrals in your query letter.

Jessica Faust wrote about Re-Pitching Agents.

Nathan Bransford wrote about Re-querying an agent.

Moonrat wrote about royalties, advances, and rights sales.

Rachelle Gardner wrote How Do You Learn to Write?

Hatrack River Writers Workshop has a post going about reality mistakes in books and movies.

More Social Networking Links

Leah Jones wrote a great article about There's theory behind that there Twitter about why Twitter is an effective way to social network.

Mr. Tweet wrote a post about Twitter called How to Use Hashtags.

A great Twitter search engine is Twazzup. And a great URL shortener service is

Jennifer Van Grove shared HOW TO: Exchange Business Cards With Twitter @Replies.

James Mallinson wrote The Fine Art Of Balancing Your Twitter Conversations.

Ari Herzog wrote about 6 Twitter Search Services Compared.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Writing Tips and Publishing Answers

GenReality wrote a post on Mistaking Action for Plot.

Writer's Digest has an article on 5 Easy Tips to Strengthen Your Scenes.

Kimberly Davis wrote Character in Fiction.

Moonrat wrote what's safe to syndicate online? about how much of your story it's safe to post online without losing electronic rights.

Kristin Nelson wrote about how agents submit manuscripts to editors.

Dana Lynn Smith wrote 7 Common Mistakes Authors Make in Social Marketing.

Victoria Strauss wrote about Agent for a Day.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Queries and Pitch Sessons

Kristin Nelson wrote Get Specific Names about telling your agent which publishers you've previously submitted your query to.

Janet Reid wrote Pitch sessions suck, it's true; yet, you can make them worse on big no-no's when pitching your manuscript.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Writing and Query Letters

Rachelle Gardner wrote Anatomy of a Winning Query.

Therese Walsh wrote Help for a query hater on writing query letters.

Rakesh Satyal wrote about Finding Time to Write.

The Professor wrote 10 Ways to Become a Better Writer which contains a number of excellent links for free books, free writing courses, links for research, and so on.