It was a light tweeting week for me since I've had my nose deeply embedded in my editing. But I couldn't leave you hanging so I caught a few great ones for you. If you haven't read this post by ex-agent Nathan Bransford about self-publishing vs. traditional then you have to!
@NathanBransford Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: Which Way Will You Make More Money? http://bit.ly/gmhM6c
If you haven't entered the Writer's Digest annual writing competition or haven't heard about it be sure to click on this one!
@WritersDigest Just over a month left to enter the WD Annual Writing Comp. Win $3000 and a trip to NYC! http://ow.ly/4nIhZ
My friend Monica brings us this link to a new agent. Remember they're great opportunities for writers who are on the hunt!
@Monica_BW New AGENT, who repps YA! (Among other genres) http://tinyurl.com/462dujz
Agent Ginger Clark shares a few trends editors are seeing in submissions right now:
@Ginger_Clark Two trends I am hearing from editors in some markets: psychological YA thrillers; and fairytales retellings.
This post was so good that I had to feature my own tweet. Agent Vickie Motter shares a few excellent tips for Speed Dating with agents:
@HeatherMcCorkle From agent @Vickie_Motter Tips For Agent Speed Dating: http://tinyurl.com/4hqkot4 #WritersRoad #writing
Agent Jill Corcoran keeps it real and reminds us that it isn't always easy for agents to pass on a novel:
@JillCorcoran so hard turning down a ms that you know is good but you also know you are not the best agent for it. #keepingitreal=betteroutcomeforeveryone
Hopefully at least a few of those are helpful to you. I'm off to bury my nose back in my editing. Happy writing, reading, editing, or tweeting to all of you!