by Brooke Favero
Publisher's Weekly says The New York Times will unveil its E-book Bestsellers Lists on February 13. E-books are growing, but will the lists be really different from The NYT's Bestsellers lists? We'll just have to see. Do you read e-books? If so, what reader do you use (Kindle, Nook, iPad, etc.)?
Understanding the Industry and Market
Etiquette or the Lack Thereof in Today's Publishing World @ Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.
Agency Agreements @ Rachelle Gardner.Is Doing a Blog Tour Really Worth It? @ The Other Side of the Story.
Promotion: Faithful or Self-full? @ The Steve Laube Agency.
Brand Management, Revisited @ Pimp My Novel.
Quick Answers: Blurbs, Library Credits, and Print Runs @ Editorial Anonymous.
Myra McEntire: The Careful Balance of Creating Buzz @ Adventures in Children's Publishing.
Building an Audience for Your Blog: The Arlee Bird "Blogging from A to Z April Challenge of 2011" @ Patricia Stoltey.
Synopsis @ BookEnds.
Synopsis Example: "House of Games" (Noir / Mainstream) @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Agent Jon Sternfeld On: A Handful of Writing Don'ts @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Revisions from an Agent @ BookEnds.
One Problem with Phone Queries @ Confessions from Suite 500.
And the Winner is..... (great first paragraph advice) @ Nathan Bransford.
Decisions, Decisions: Character Choices that Matter @ The Other Side of the Story.
Depth of Character @ Writer Unboxed.
3 Layers of 'Layering' in Fiction @ Writer Unboxed.
Concrete and specific @ Edittorrent.
Where Do Characters Come From? @ Iggi & Gabi.
Superpowers of the grammatical subject @ TalkToYoUniverse.
Story Middles @ Writing Roads by Linda Osmundson.
New Agent Alert: Stephen Barr of Writers House @ Guide to Literary Agents.