Amidst the craziness of debuting I managed to snag a few great tweets for you. Here is one from my writer friend Tori Scott about Amazon entering the publishing realm:
@ToriScott All Eyes on Amazon Publishing: tinyurl.com/4ykrzsj #writetip
Agent Vickie Motter brings a great opportunity to our attention:
@Vickie_Motter RT: Inaugural Seattle Publishing Salon for Writers: wp.me/pRGY1-pr
Agent Sarah LaPolla gives us a bit of query advice:
@sarahlapolla Writers, stop sending pre-queries &amp;amp; "Do you rep this?" emails. They waste everyone's time. Just query. Worst that happens is it's a no.
Writer Monica B.W. announces another agent-judged contest on her blog!
@Monica_BW Psst, Tweeps, by the end of the month I'm having another agent-judged contest on my blog!! Details + interview coming next Monday! :D
Jane Friedman of Writer's Digest gives us valuable highlights from the Willamette Writers Conference:
@JaneFriedman 3 invaluable takeaways for writers from the Willamette Writers Conference: http://ow.ly/5ZgjB #wwcon11
Agent Sarah LaPolla gives us fair warning:
@sarahlapolla Writers: Please check sites like Absolute Write and Writer's Beware before signing with an agent. I've been seeing some awful, scary things.
And of course I bring you another great book giveaway (okay it's not from me, it's from Carolina Valdez Miller, cause she rocks!):
@HeatherMcCorkle Enter to win a copy of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer &amp;amp; Possess from @Cvaldezmiller! tinyurl.com/42w2kvz #WritersRoad #writing
Writer Jolina Joy bring us this tweet of agent advice:
@Jolina_Joy An agent explains what you should bring to a conference:bit.ly/njQqi4 @RachelleGardner @elizabethscraig #writing #amwriting #writetip
Agent Vickie Motter announces the genres she's looking for:
@Vickie_Motter #queries Along with YA fantasy and scifi, I would LOVE a YA romance--good summer sort of read, along the lines of Sarah Dessen
There should be something in there for just about everyone. Enjoy! And let me know if I've missed any great tweets! Today on the Tour Of Secrets you can find me at author Eisley Jacobs blog. Stop by to learn another secret and get more points for the giveaway! I'm also over at the Wolfy Chicks blog with YA authors Kitty Keswick and Judith Graves for an interview on the side!