I've put together a bunch of great links that I've come across this month. Here's an insider view on what agents hate in a manuscript: http://writersdigest.com/article/what-agents-hate/
This is some really good advice from one of the agent blogs I read:
If you've ever wondered what agents think about self publishing check this out!
The future of publishing is explored here by a speaker at Book Expo America (BEA), a huge renowned Expo in New York that draws a lot of agents, publishers, booksellers, and writers!
These tips for querying an agent are absolutely priceless:
If you're ready to take the plunge and start your own website there's some great advice in this article: http://writersdigest.com/article/the-anatomy-of-a-writers-website/