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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Twitter Tuesday~New Agents, Agent Advice, And Giveaways

Every now and then last week I ducked away from editing and peeked in on Twitter to find a few good tweets for you. Sorry there aren't more but I've been crazy busy. This first one is from Writer's Digest, reminding us why a great hook in a query letter is so important:
@WritersDigest Developing the Hook in a Query Letter - Sometimes you only have seconds for your query to catch interest, and a grea... http://ow.ly/1detOF

If you have questions about querying then you have to read this post by agent Vickie Motter:
@HeatherMcCorkle Agent @VickieMotter dishes out some great #querytips on her blog: http://tinyurl.com/3flmkyc #WritersRoad#writing

Going out on submission? Don't miss this new agent featured by Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest:
@WritersDigest New Agent Alert: Meredith Barnes of Lowenstein Associates - Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities for new ... http://ow.ly/5izaI

If you missed my big giveaway be sure to click on the links in the tweets below. You can't go wrong if you're looking for a good read!
@HeatherMcCorkle Great Read Giveaway PART 1: http://tinyurl.com/6g9ckbk Please help me spread the word for this fantastic author! #WritersRoad #writing
@HeatherMcCorkle Great Read Giveaway part 2: http://tinyurl.com/3wcxz9k Please help me spread the word for this fantastic author! #WritersRoad #writing

Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest features yet another new agent:
@WritersDigest New Agent Alert: Stephanie Sun of Weed Literary - Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities for new writers be... http://ow.ly/1dhJoG
If you've ever been on submission you've no doubt wondered about this:
@Vickie_Motter You asked. I answered. "When can I follow up with an agent on my partials?" http://t.co/JKim5uZ

Having trouble with, or thinking about purchasing the new Word 2010? Then you'll want to read this post by author Elizabeth Craig:
@elizabethscraig Word 2010, Track Changes, and Privacy Concerns: http://bit.ly/lf1axF #amwriting

I know I missed at least a few good ones so feel free to drop them in the comments!

8 comments:

  1. Heather, you've out done yourself with Twitter Tuesday. Such great tweets about querying and the submission process. And that great contest you're hosting. Just marvelous!

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  2. Wow, these are great links, Heather! I hadn't heard of Vickie Motter (probably bc I don't write YA) but I like her blog posts. Can't wait to read about the new agents too. Thanks for sharing the links!

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  3. I'm afraid I don't keep up with Twitter that well!

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  4. Karlene, thank you!

    Lindsey, she's fantastic, always filled with great information.

    Alex, no problem, I'll help you keep up!

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  5. Thank you Heather. I always find excellent material from your Twitter Tuesday posts!

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  6. I love your Twitter Tuesday posts. You find all the great tweets. :D

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  7. Linda, you're welcome!

    Stina, ah, thank you!

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  8. Hi Heather,

    More great tweets, thanks. We can always use a good tweet....

    I hope all is going smoothly with your edits.

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