Friday, April 8, 2011

This Week in the Writing World...April 8

by Brooke Favero

G is for Government Shutdown. The government is at a budget stalemate, tax day is pushed back, and GalleyCat complied a library of books on gov't shutdown. How will we get through it: write, read, and create a new dystopia.

Dystopia is hot. I love reading it. Are you writing one right now?

Understanding Industry and Market
Things to Do After You Get an Agent @ Guide to Literary Agents.
Virtual Witch Hunts @ Nathan Bransford.
#Tag, You're It! @ Chiseled in Rock.

Good News: Connecting with an Agent or Editor @ Books & Such Literary Agency.
When They Say No @ Rachelle Gardner.



Heidi Windmiller said...

I am writing a dystopia right now--editing. I hope to be querying it in a few months!

Jenny said...

I'm not reading dystopia right now, but my son had to choose one for a middle school project. I have to admit, I'm pleased that he went old school with Fahrenheit 451.

Patricia Stoltey said...

I'm actually thinking about finishing a dystopian novel I started writing about thirty years ago. I have a lot of favorites, but Fahrenheit 451, Brave New World, and 1984 are favorites that I reread from time to time.

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