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Friday, June 18, 2010

Publishing Pulse 6/18/10

PhotobucketAh, another week has gone by. So many exciting things going on! I just want to give a big shout out to literary agent Kathleen Ortiz for working through the contest entries. She is AWESOME.

She also has a great post about why agents care about submission guidelines, so read that too.

New Agents:
Ann Bohner of Pen and Ink Literary: reps romance, women's fiction and YA.

Adam Korn of DiFiore and Company: reps literary fiction and a list of non-fiction. Click here to see his profile.

Adam Schear of DiFiore and Company: reps commercial and literary fiction and a list of non-fiction.

Christine Mervart of Anderson Literary Management: reps short story collections, literary fiction and a short list of non-fiction. 

From Guide to Literary Agents, a new agent alert for Amanda Luedeke of MacGregor Literary. Read the details here.

Be sure to check out the updated agent profiles to stay on top of who's accepting queries and who isn't. Scroll down a little to see the updated agents. 19 have updated their profiles just this month, including Michael Bourret and Colleen Lindsay. And always make sure to check agency blogs and websites for the most up-to-date information.

Awesome Reading:
6 Keys to Revising Your Novel by guest poster Kristina McBride on the Guide to Literary Agents blog.

An interview with literary agent Jennifer Laughran (through YAHighway).

Awesome post about doing your homework before querying agents by Debra Schubert.
Looking for a Critique Group? Read some advice here from guest poster Susan Uhlig.

Author/agent Mandy Hubbard has some great advice for your opening pages.

Literary agent Jill Corcoran gives a most excellent formula for writing a query letter.

An author branding Manifesto from author Maureen Johnson. Funny and insightful.

Blog to Watch: Adventures in Children’s Publishing. They had a great first line contest a week or two ago, so add them to your follow list so you won’t miss out on other adventures!

Have a great weekend!



Stina Lindenblatt said...

Thanks, Elana, for all the great links. LOL. I've already read a lot of them.

And Kathleen Ortiz's contest was awesome. And she is awesome to be doing all that hard work. :)

Have a great weekend!

Creepy Query Girl said...

awesome linkage! The 'new agents' reminds me of birth announcements- I always stop for a minute to say 'awe' before hurring off to see if they represent my genre. Thanks!

Matthew Rush said...

Great announcements as always! Thanks for sharing the linkage Elana.

Today's guest blogger is Faith Hough.

Piedmont Writer said...

Thanks Elana, awesome stuff as usual.

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middle grade ninja said...

I love this site. Always so helpful:)

Adventures in Children's Publishing said...

Thanks for mentioning us, Elana! We love QueryTracker and the blog here, and your blog, too!

Martina & Marissa

Jemi Fraser said...

Great links - thanks :)