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Monday, May 2, 2011

Twitter Tuesday~Submitting, Contests, Book Giveaways, And More!

I've got some good stuff for you this week! Get your clicking fingers ready. Agent Suzie Townsend and her lovely associates over at their blog Confessions From Suite 500 are doing first page critiques! Get in on this peeps for fantastic feedback from fantastic agents!
@sztownsend81 And I've posted another critique on the blog: http://tinyurl.com/n84osb

Jane Friedman of Writer's Digest brings us this detailed list of genres (always useful when submitting):
@JaneFriedman Ever wanted a detailed list & description of fiction genres? Here's a useful genre map: http://bit.ly/hLmYak

Have you written an excellent women's fiction, romance, lit fic, thriller, or epic fantasy? Looking for an agent? Then look no further:
@WeronikaJanczuk A call for manuscripts: http://bit.ly/lflaVt.  Still *actively* looking for women's fiction, romance, lit fic, thrillers, + epic fantasies.

Interested in being a literary agent? Starting as an intern is the way to go and agent Jenny Bent is looking for one!
@MandyHubbard Hey guys! Amazing Agent @jennybent is looking for a couple of interns! Info here: http://tinyurl.com/4ydyrbh (you need to love adult fic!)

Yep, I am shamelessly featureing my own tweet, but it's for your benefit! Enter to win a great looking novel from one of my blogger buddies:
@HeatherMcCorkle Great giveaway of the novel SWEETLY: http://tinyurl.com/4ycbesk  by @jillscribbles Don't miss it!

Because I loved The Lipstick Laws and think author Amy Holder is The Bomb, and I love Mundie Moms, I had to feature this one for you!
@MundieMoms Debut author @amyholderbooks is on our site today talking about her book The Lipstick Laws http://tinyurl.com/3lhvluv

Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest brings us another great interview with a new literary agent:
@WritersDigest New Agent Alert: Kathryn Beaumont of Kneerim & Williams - Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities for new wr... http://ow.ly/1cqUiM

If you're submitting you'll want to read this:
@YAFantasyGuide Query/Submit Questions? New Interviews with Literary Agents from Nelson , Laura Dail, & Folio Literary Agencies http://tinyurl.com/2bw5a3g

And because I want to share the love I'm bringing you this tweet a week out of order. If you have a novel that is ready to submit which you think would be a good fit for Sara Megibow of the Nelson Agency then you don't want to miss this contest on Friday:
@SaraMegibow: Twitter Pitch Contest! Please RT. I'll be reading 30 pgs from the winning twitter pitch.DETAILS: http://tinyurl.com/3pybpcd

Okay, get clicking then come back to comment, cause I do love your comments so. :)

14 comments:

  1. As ever, you are utterly fabulous. I'd totally missed that twitter pitch contest, thank you!

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  2. I always love your Tuesday Twitter links, Heather. JoVolpe and Suzie are doing an awesome job with the first page crits. Last I heard, they've received over 700 submissions!!!!

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  3. Wow! Another fantastic list of links. My head is spinning...in a good way. LOL

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  4. Nice article, thanks for the information.

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  5. Heather, this is wonderful! I'm heading on my plane in a few minutes, but not before I RT @SaraMegibow: Twitter Pitch Contest!
    Pack my Lipstick Laws book to take with me! And save this post to favorites so I can come back and check everything out when I return home! Thank you for another great Tuesday!

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  6. Amie, I'm glad I caught it for you! I hope to see you among the entries!

    Stina, wow that is a lot of subs! They are doing amazing though, so true!

    Salarsen, glad I could make your head spin. ;)

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  7. Sewa, you're welcome. Thanks for stopping by!

    Karlene, awesome, thanks for sharing the retweet. Have an excellent flight!

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  8. What a great list today, Heather. It's exciting to see so much goin' on! Heading to the links now. . .

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  9. Super tweets, Heather! You get the very best. I'll go RT your tweet. <3

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  10. Love, love, love Twitter Tuesday!! :-)

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  11. Linda, it is pretty exciting! I guess spring is the busy time for the literary world too.

    Carol, aw, thank you!

    Shannon, awesome! :)

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  12. Heather, I love your Twitter Tuesdays. You gather the best stuff!

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  13. Awesome list, Heather! And thank you for including the contest at Sisters in Scribe with Sara Megibow!

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  14. Julie, thank you! I'm glad I could scrounge together something good for you.

    L.J., you're very welcome! I know a lot of people that are very excited about the contest. :)

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