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Friday, January 22, 2010

Publishing Pulse 1-21-10

Around the Publishing Blogosphere:

Agent Rachelle Gardner discusses the importance of Word of Mouth in book marketing.

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management is running a title contest on their blog.

Agents Janet Reid and Rachelle Gardner both offered some tips on how to email (or how NOT to email) an agent most effectively.

Guest blogger Suzannah Windsor Freeman asked if Nathan Bransford's Blog readers were Word Nerds or Grammar Rebels

In Publishing News:

Rosetta Stone is running a fun little writing contest.

Kindle users pushed back against the delayed ebook releases.

Xerox gets into the Espresso world of novels printed to order, while you wait.

And finally, Author Kiersten White describes the less glamorous side of submissions.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

H. L. Dyer, M.D. writes women's fiction and works as the Clinical and Academic Director for the Hospitalist Program at a pediatric teaching hospital near Chicago. In addition to all things literary, she enjoys experimental cooking and composing impromptu parodies to annoy close friends and family. Click to visit her personal blog, Trying to Do the Write Thing.


Stina said...

Nathan's post is funny and worth reading. I was struggling to be a grammar nerd. Now I know it okay to be a grammar rebel. And in some cases, it really does capture the genuine YA voice. Yay!

The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after said...

Here thanks for all the lovely links.
Warm regards and a lovely weekend,