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Friday, November 6, 2009

Publishing Pulse 11/6/09

The New QueryTracker Success Stories

Click on the names below to read the most recent success story interviews from QueryTracker members. Congratulations to these newly agented writers.

Tabitha Olson
Justina Ireland
Bethany Wiggins
Natalie Bahm
Coylenna Bain
Jamie Harrington
Shawntelle Madison
Stephanie Feldstein

New Agents Added to the QueryTracker Database

Several new agents and publishers were added to the QT database in the month of October. Check out the box labeled "New and Updated Listings" on the front page of the main QueryTracker.Net site and view their profiles for website links and genres they represent.

QT News and Congrats

Congratulations again to our own QT Blogger, Suzette Saxton, for her recent acceptance of an offer of representation from Brendan Deneen of the FinePrint Literary Management.

If you write YA, don't forget to enter our upcoming contest with literary agent, Anna Webman of Curtis Brown Ltd.

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

Serendipity Literary Agency, in collaboration with Sourcebooks and Gotham Writer's Workshop is hosting its first Young Adult Discovery Competition.

Literary Agent Sara Crowe reveals what kind of YA submissions she's seeking and gives some examples of winning queries in her blog post, Call for Submissions.

Rachelle Gardner's post on How to Avoid Getting an Agent is a must-read for aspiring authors.

My favorite post of the week was a pep talk by Neil Gaiman for writers participating in NaNoWriMo.

Wishing everyone a fabulous weekend.



Kristi said...

Hi Mary - thanks for the links. I especially loved Neil Gaiman's post. The link for the YA Discovery Competition doesn't seem to lead to the right place. Thanks and Happy Friday!

Kristi said...

Also, congrats to all the success stories - I love hearing those! Also, Patrick does an amazing job keeping track of agent updates - it's very impressive.

Mary Lindsey said...

Thanks, Kristi. I fixed the link...I hope. :)

Tara said...

So many opportunities. Thanks for the links. Congrats to the newly represented authors and to everyone else making good things happen. Have a wonderful weekend.

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Thanks for the contest link, Mary. It works now.

~Jamie said...

AHHHHHHHHHHHHH my names on that list.

Runs around in circles for a few minutes.

Ouch. I stepped on a Lego.