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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Twitter Tuesday~Agent & Publishing Advice

Interested in being a marketing intern for a fantastic literary agency? Then you don't want to miss this link by agent Weronika Janczuk:
@WeronikaJanczuk Mary Kole of Andrea Brown (@kid_lit) is looking for a marketing intern: http://bit.ly/fOm89l.  *Awesome* opportunity for anyone qualified!

If you write young adult you don't want to miss this tweet by The Knight Agency about the YA imprints:
@KnightAgency Overview of new YA imprints: "Today's YA Scene: New Players, Innovative Directions, Fresh Voices" @publisherswkly http://bit.ly/hZd3Ip

Here is great news from literary agent Ginger Clark about a new sci-fi/fantasy/horror imprint at Quercus! But sorry peeps, they won't be accepting unsolicited manuscripts.
@Ginger_Clark Fantastic news about Jo Fletcher opening her own SF/F/H imprint at Quercus. Imagine that--a new SF/F/H imprint! Hurray!

Fellow writer and friend Roni Loren did a great post on things not to do on Twitter. If you're on Twitter or you're thinking about getting on it then you have to read this!
@RoniLoren Twelve Ways To Scare Away Twitter Followers - What are some of your pet peeves? http://bit.ly/gwZR4C

Author Elizabeth Craig reminds us that there is more than one way to get published and gives hope to those who are having trouble finding an agent:
@elizabethscraig Can't find an agent? Go to Plan B: http://dld.bz/8CA6

Jennifer Shirk gives a great list of some of the best agents on Twitter. I added a few of my own favorites to the list and re-tweeted her!
@HeatherMcCorkle I would add @NepheleTempest @DeidreKnight & @KnightAgency RT @JenniferShirk Best Literary Agents on Twitter-GalleyCat http://t.co/0zY79Dl

Here is another great tweet from Jennifer on what writers should do before their book releases:
@JenniferShirk Guide to Literary Agents - 5 Things Writers Should Do BEFORE Release Day http://t.co/yXL0EEJ

19 comments:

  1. Great Twitter links! Thank you, Heather.

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  2. LOL! Don't get carpotunnel Elana!

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  3. Heather, there are so many here that I didn't see on Twitter. Thank you!

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  4. First of all, this is an AWESOME feature.

    Second, I realized that after about five consecutive weeks of posting at nearly the exact same time on Jill's blog, we're brain twins. Which is awesome.

    *follows*

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  5. I'm glad I could catch a few for you Julie!

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  6. That IS awesome Shayda! Thank you so much!

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  7. For those of us who don't twitter, this is SO great! THanks! Please keep doing this!

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  8. What a great feature! Thanks! I don't have a Twitter so I love when kind people like you share great tweets. Also, I just noticed now that I wasn't a follower. Now that's remedied!

    Have a great night!

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  9. You're very welcome Lydia. No worries, since so many people are helped by it I'll keep up Twitter Tuesdays!

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  10. Thank you so much Jackee! It's great to have you along!

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  11. Heather, These are great! Thank you so much for sharing them.

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  12. Wonderful links, as usual, Heather. Thanks! I especially loved the Elizabeth Craig post on Plan B for finding a publisher and an agent, maybe in that order.

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  13. You're welcome Karlene and Linda!

    Elizabeth's post was really inspiring wasn't it Linda? I love her outlook on plan B.

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  14. These are great! I'm still trying hard to figure twitter out and really appreciate your posts! Thanks for making my life a bit easier. LOL :)

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  15. You're welcone Melissa. I'm so glad I could help!

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  16. Great list, thank you! Click click!

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