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Friday, August 20, 2010

Publishing Pulse 8-20-10

Around the Publishing Blogosphere:

Agent Rachelle Gardner offers info on the legendary Revision Letter.

Jessica Faust at BookEnds discusses how great (or little) impression is generally made by blog comments.

Working on your query? Nathan Bransford and Writers Beware are dishing out advice on that popular topic.

Guest blogger Chris Abouzeid at Pimp my Novel discusses how to avoid disaster with your WIP.

Publishing News:

Durham University will be offering a course on Harry Potter.

Searching for just the right word? Well, there's a few new ones to consider in the latest Oxford Dictionary.

It's never too late for a book deal. Betty White now has one of the two-book variety. ;)

Contests and Opportunities:

Agent Janet Reid is running a fun little contest on her blog. But hurry... deadline is tonight!

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.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for this!!!

Have a great weekend.

Krista Van Dolzer said...

Great links, as always. Thank you.

I'm hosting a contest on my blog right now, too. Come up with a title for my WIP, and you could win a query and/or first-page critique from one of four outstanding agents.

Contest closes on Monday, so you still have a few days. I'd love to see you over there!