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Friday, August 21, 2009

Publishing Pulse: 8/21/09

New Agents in the QueryTracker.net Database!

Amy Jameson is at A + B Works. She reps middle grade, young adult, and women's fiction.

Jessica Sinsheimer is with Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, and she's interested in literary fiction, women's fiction, and young adult fiction.

Tips and Tricks from All Around the Interwebs

Pimp My Novel finishes up its exhilarating genre specific sales series with posts on romance, women's fiction, historicals, literary fiction, scifi, mystery/thriller, children's, and fantasy. These are not to be missed!

The Blood-Red Pencil has a great post on how to create a good book trailer and another on how to do a reading or talk.  And if you're planning to do a blog tour as part of your platform, you might want to bookmark this post.

Rachelle Gardner gives you some fantastic tips to help you tighten up your manuscript!

She also teaches you how to manage your social networking in 15 minutes a day so you don't drain yourself of time and energy trying to keep up.

Kristin Nelson helps you get money out of a publisher for promotion and clues you into the question you should be asking if you're writing a YA novel.

Quips and Tips interviewed JK Rowling on topics like finding an agent and finding time to write.

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Kristi said...

I just wanted to let you know how much I love your Publishing Pulse on Fridays. The links are always amazing and it was validating to read that JK Rowling wrote in 10-minute spurts at times also - balancing motherhood and writing can be a challenge. Happy Friday!

Carolyn Kaufman said...

Thank you, Kristi, we really appreciate it!!