From book giveaways to industry advice, I've got a lot of great links for you today! They are tweets of a different flavor than you may be used to seeing so I hope you enjoy them and find them useful. This first one is a contest to win the bestselling YA novel Divergent!
@HeatherMcCorkle Win a signed copy of DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth from the lovely Carolina Valdez Miller! http://tinyurl.com/436gc7m
If you write non-fiction, YA, thrillers, or international fiction and are looking for an agent then don't miss this new agent feature by Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest:
@WritersDigest New Agent Alert: Jeff Ourvan of the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency http://ow.ly/1cBd6G
Agent Mandy Hubbard brings us a few great publishing tips:
@MandyHubbard #pubtrip scoop: almost universally, pubs are short on MG stuff. Some say only 10% of their subs are MG!
@MandyHubbard #Pubtrip scoop cont: some eds still have not acq a dystopian and are looking, but feel it needs to happen soon or they miss the boat
If you're researching or will be soon you don't want to miss these tips from Jane Friedman of Writer's Digest:
@JaneFriedman 5 excellent research resources you may not know about (+ search tips and tricks):
If you've thought about self-publishing then you need to reach this!
@WritersDigest Should You Self-Publish After a Near-Miss? - Writers often ask if it's wise or helpful to self-publish their work if... http://ow.ly/1cC6ud
Think all self-published books are crap? Love self-publishing and think it's the future? Jane Friedman of Writer's Digest explores the debate:
@JaneFriedman The "Self-Pub Is Crap" Debate: http://bit.ly/mUoIAE (Let's stop taking sides)
I hope you enjoyed the different flavors of tweets this week. I thought it would be fun to mix it up a bit.