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Friday, July 24, 2009

Publishing Pulse: 7/24/09

Tips, News & Other Interesting Info from Around the 'Net

Pulitzer prize-winning author, Frank McCourt, died at age 78.

Barnes and Noble announced its new ebook store touting 700,000 ebooks available, many of which are public domain.

The Rita and Golden Heart winners were announced at the annual RWA Conference, which was held in D.C. Congrats to the winners.

Although not new this week, I ran across this interesting post on Moonrat's blog regarding pre-editing.

Literary Agent Rachelle Gardner posted Part 2 of her series on Proposal to Publication. This post is on the contract stage.

Agent Kristen Nelson wrote a blog post called 10 Sample Page NOs and Why.

Agent Rachel Zurakowski has a good post on rejection.

Loosely related to Heather's most recent QT Blog article on social networking, here is a post about advertising on your blog.

Wishing everyone a fabulous weekend.

Mary Lindsey writes paranormal fiction for teens and adults. Prior to attending University of Houston Law school, she received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Drama. Mary is represented by Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.

Mary also be found on her website or blog.

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