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Friday, January 28, 2011

Publishing Pulse: 1/28/1011

Success Stories

We are so proud of our QT successes! Check out the latest success stories! (And if you've never checked out a success story, you might want to -- the writers often share secrets about the query letters that landed their agents.)

Around the Internet

Over on Rachelle Gardner's blog, Keli Gwyn talks about questions you may want to ask yourself if/when an agent suggests revisions.

Have trouble staying focused on one story over the long haul?  Always thinking of something new and exciting to write about?  Maybe you're a Renaissance Soul!  Read Michelle Ward's tips on how to use your personality type to your advantage over on There Are No Rules. 

Ever wonder what an agent means when she says she's looking for a strong "voice" in a story?  Jessica Faust succinctly explains what that means over at BookEnds, LLC.

Rachelle Gardner gives tips on platform, regardless of whether you're writing nonfiction, fiction, or a memoir, in A Platform is More Than a Bunch of Twitter Followers.

Quote for the Week

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. —Jack London

Everybody have a great weekend!

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