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Friday, July 8, 2011

Twitter Tuesday~Contest, Pub Advice, And More


I hope you're ready for another great week of tweets! Here we go: Writer (and awesome friend) Monica, is hosting a fantastic agent judged contest. Don't miss it: 
@Monica_BW Monica B. W. On the blog: Details about the Agent Pitch Contest with Kristin Miller (D4EO Literary) monibw.blogspot.com/2011/07/detail…

Agent Sarah LaPolla gives us her opinion on vamp books (hint, don't query her with them):
@sarahlapolla Sarah LaPolla Unless you are an already established author, your vamp book likely won't sell. Don't throw it out; just put it aside & query another novel.

Agent Jill Corcoran breaks down publishing for us:
@JillCorcoran Jill Corcoran THE HOWs AND WHYs OF GETTING PUBLISHEDtinyurl.com/6ajbbqu #fb

Writer's Digest brings us a great post about the writer's platform: 
@WritersDigest Writer's Digest The Hidden, Secret Ingredient of Platform: Relationships - Today I'm a guest over at Marketing Tips, a blog by Tony ... http://ow.ly/1dD7K3

Agent Vickie Motter gives us a peek at what she wants to see in her inbox:
@Vickie_Motter Vickie Motter I'm also looking for ADULT Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy (yes I read adult too, not just YA). With strong female protags

A great guest post on Chuck Sambuchino's blog. If you are submitting and need a laugh, you must read this:

@WritersDigest Writer's Digest Finding an Agent: A Little Un-Advice - Here’s my guess: No matter what kind of writing you do—novels or nonfiction, ...http://ow.ly/1dEe2B

Jane Friedman of Writer's Digest let's us in on the publishing secret:

@JaneFriedman Jane Friedman The Secret to Writing & Publishing That Should Be Taped to Your Wall: http://ow.ly/5lmLU

Writer Julie Musil brings us a great tweet about critiquing: 

@juliemusil Julie Musil Writers, this is a MUST READ!!* Roni Loren - Fiction Groupie *: Death by Critique - 6 Tips on How To Avoid It fictiongroupie.blogspot.com/2011/07/death-… #amwriting
Julie tweeted this fantastic link for a post from Nathan Bransford (ex-agent extraordinaire) on why you're getting rejected:
@juliemusil Julie Musil Why You Are Receiving Rejections blog.nathanbransford.com/2011/07/why-yo… via @NathanBransford#amwriting

Julie brings us another great tweet (she rocked it last week) about agents and self-publishing (from an agents perspective):

@juliemusil Julie Musil Agents & self-publishing http://bit.ly/kJCRxM #amwriting

Whew, now don't forget to stretch out those fingers so they don't cramp. If I missed any great tweets please leave me a link in the comments!

5 comments:

  1. Heather, Thank you so much for the wonderful Twitter links again. You're amazing to keep this up while at your conference. Hope you're having a great time!

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  2. Yay,, Blogger is letting us back in! Great links, thankyou. Hope you're meeting great people and enjoying yourself at the conference!

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  3. You're welcome Karlene! IT's not easy with a sketchy signal here but I'm manging. :)

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  4. Linda, yay indeed! I'm having a blast but I miss you peeps a ton and the Blogger issues are only making it worse. :(

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  5. This is awesome! Thanks Heather!

    Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

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