by Brooke Favero
The blogs are steaming with revision and craft this week. Post-NANO, we all need it. So hold off on those queries (for the moment) and spit polish those drafts. I'm currently torn between revision and finishing a new story. It's hard balancing between the two. How do you manage multiple manuscripts?
Understanding the Industry & Market
Genre Sales 2: Mystery/Thriller, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction, Women's Lit, Romance @ Pimp My Novel.
Marketing Yourself and Your Book @Rachelle Gardner.
How to Blog, Part Duh: 13 Steps for Establishing a Popular Writing Blog @ Anne R. Allen.
Oh, That Google Thing @ Pub Rants.
Elements of a Successful Marketing Plan @ Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
Conference Checklist @ Kidlit.
Ultimate Blog Series on Novel Queries (#10) @ There are No Rules.
Digging Deeper to Find the Right Agent @ Falling Leaflets.
Thriller Writing: The Dos, Don'ts, and the Don't Even Think About Its @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Story Rulez: Things Every Story Needs to Do @ Janice Hardy.
Eight Questions for Writers @ The Blood Red Pencil.
Q&A: Realistic Characters, Multiple Projects @ Writer Unboxed.
FtQ chapter: Describing a POV Character @ Flogging the Quill. (I was flogged once. It was worth every lash. If you need honest feedback, he's worth the wait.)
Speaking of Dialogue @ Stet!
10 Most Common Writing Mistakes and 10 Writing Tips @ The Adventurous Writer.
How to Write a Novel: The Snowflake Method @ Bubblecow.
Joan Slattery of Pippin Properties @ Guide to Literary Agents.