Friday, February 4, 2011

This Week in the Writing World...February 4

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.
Myra McEntire: The Careful Balance of Creating Buzz @ Adventures in Children's Publishing.
Querying
Synopsis @ BookEnds.
One Problem with Phone Queries @ Confessions from Suite 500.

Crafting
And the Winner is..... (great first paragraph advice) @ Nathan Bransford.
Depth of Character @ Writer Unboxed.
Concrete and specific @ Edittorrent.
Story Middles @ Writing Roads by Linda Osmundson.

New Agent

1 comment:

Patricia Stoltey said...

Great list as always, Brooke. I got a Kindle for Christmas but haven't used it too much yet. I going to load it up with books for upcoming trips, though.

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