It was another great week on Twitter for writers. I even had the opportunity to jump in on a few great, spontaneous chats with agents and editors. Here are some of the best links I found last week:
@jsubject There Are No Rules - Back to Basics: Why Am I Getting Rejected? http://goo.gl/VWCa via @JaneFriedman
This is an excellent post by agent Nathan Bransford on banned books week. I'm very lucky that @jsubject re-tweeted it because I missed it!
@jsubject Banned Books Week in the Internet Age http://t.co/HkzAxIr via @NathanBransford
I found another fabulous editor to follow. You can learn a lot by doing that, case in point:
@rantyeditor This is who can write query letters referring to the author in third person: agents. This is who should not: everyone else.
If you are on Twitter you really should be following Chuck from Writer's Digest. Here is an example of why:
@ChuckSambuchino Very simple stuff here but worth repeating: RT @JanetKGrant - 10 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website: http://bit.ly/9tOMJE
Here is an encouraging tip from one of the best agencies in the business:
@KnightAgency TKA Tip:Not every project is going to be the right fit. Don’t let a rejection stop you from fulfilling your quest for representation.
Tired of querying and getting nowhere? Then you must read this:
@JaneFriedman If you prefer to avoid the cold query process for finding an agent, here are the strengths/skills you need to build: http://bit.ly/bqlJxy
Agent Nathan Bransford does an excellent post every week about the news in publishing.
@jsubject This Week In Publishing 10/1/10 http://t.co/B8WTsf4 via @NathanBransford
This is a really interesting post about what happens after you sell your book.
@WeronikaJanczuk Click here for an in-depth look at "life after the sale" -- http://bit.ly/anQJjU
If you are a writer on submission and you haven't taken the Twitter plunge yet, this might convince you.
@EgmontGal Twitter success story: we bought @taliavance's book Spies and Prejudice in large part because we know each other's tweets