Twitter Tuesday~Conferences, New Agents, & More

Though Halloween is over I have a bag of treats for you! Last week was an excellent week for writers on Twitter. Registration for the Writer's Digest conference has opened! You can check it out here:
@WritersDigest Registration is open for the WD Writer's Conference:

Chuck Sambuchino of Writer's Digest introduces us to another new agent. Like he says, new agents are a golden opportunity for writers seeking representation.
@ChuckSambuchino New agent seeking writers! Denise Little of The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency

If you live in the New York area and are seeking a job in publishing be sure to check out this excellent link from ex-agent turned editor Colleen Lindsay:
@ColleenLindsay taking resumes for awesome entry-level pub job. Love romance? Good writer? Online savvy? Read on:

I always thought I was kind of strange because my characters talk to me. Now, agent Weronika Janczuk tells me I'm not alone!
@WeronikaJanczuk New blog post! Swati Avasthi: You're Not Crazy; Your Characters Are Talking to You: I'd like to reintroduce everyo...

Chuck gives us another interview with a fabulous new agent. You want to check this lady out peeps. I follow her on Twitter and she is awesome:
@ChuckSambuchino Interview with lit agent @Natalie_Fischer, who is seeking kids books, romance, and adult fiction

Jane Friedman clears up some of the confusion about the information we receive about writing and publishing:
@JaneFriedman Do you feel like you receive lots of mixed messages about writing/publishing? The antidote:

This is excellent advice on why agents reject your work:
@ChuckSambuchino My Guest Blog today for @Kid_Lit: Three Reasons an Agent Rejects Your Pages: via

Just like the title, this really is some of the best query writing advice I've heard:
@JaneFriedman The Best Query Writing Advice:  + get your query critiqued by me on 11/4:

Remember how I said Natalie was awesome? Here's proof of why. She let's us in on a fabulous week of writing, editing, and publishing advice from Harlequin. Complete with contests!
@Natalie_Fischer Romance authors, heads-up:  :)

Have a great link or news you want to share? Leave me a comment!


  1. Heather, thanks for all of this great info! I'm looking forward to hitting each and every link. Cheers, Julie

  2. You're welcome Julie. Have fun, there are a lot of great links in there!

  3. Wow, Heather, this is a lot of great information. I glanced through a couple of Jane Friedman's blogs, and will go back and read a lot more. Thank you so much!

  4. Oooh, these are good links. I'll definitely have to go check them all out.

    Thanks Heather. Always look forward to Twitter Tuesdays. :)

  5. Thank you Linda, you're very welcome! Jane's blog is a treasure trove of fantastic informations. Enjoy!

  6. Thank you Karen that is so sweet! Now I'm off to check out the Harlequin link myself!

  7. Thank you Heather! I'm going to get my book done by the end of this year and hit the circuit hard in 2011. You are so wonderful helping with the work of digging these up for all of us! Thank YOU!!!

  8. I know you can do it Karlene! 2011 will be a good year for you I just know it! You're most welcome for the links. :)

  9. Fabulous links and info, Heather -- thanks so much! :) Happy Tuesday!

  10. You're welcome Talli! Thank you, and happy Tuesday to you too! I keep watching Twitter to see if you've made your agent decision. I'm so excited for you!

  11. Awesome roundup, thank you! These are especially helpful for those of us down under. A lot of tweets go out while we sleep, and it's tricky keeping up with them all.

  12. HI Heather,

    I just received a charming email from your sister, Karlene, thanking me for the award I gave you ladies. She also told me to visit you at you site and I'm glad I did... I am your 200th follower. What fun. I write y/a fantasy too. I just had a glimpse of you site and it looks amazing. I can't wait to explore more of it and get to know you and your sisters better.

    Please stop by my blog when you get the chance to say hi. I also Illustrate my work. I have the cover and some of the interiors of my first novel. I'll look forward to your visit.


  13. Great point Amie! Being on the west coast I'm awake when most of my east coast friends are asleep so I catch an interesting array of tweets!

  14. Thank you so much for being my 200th follower Michael! And for that fantastic award you gave Jule. She feels very honored! I'll have to thank Karlene for sending you my way. I'm off to the city but I will be sure to check out your blog when I get back in a few days!


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