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Friday, December 2, 2011

Publishing Pulse: 12/2/2011

Success Stories

Congratulations to our newest QueryTracker.net success story, J.K. Wise!

Around the Internet

Ever wonder what turns an agent off to particular query letters? Kristen Nelson gives you some insight.

Before you decide that e-books aren't Real Books, Rachelle Gardner reminds you that e-books give readers another way to buy your book.

And after you're done digesting that, check out this interesting article on how DRM (digital rights management, which is essentially anti-copy protection on e-books and other media) is going to hurt the big six publishers...and boost Amazon even more.  Didn't know there was a controversy? SBTB has a little more info on what's been going on.

Learn to set SMART goals to achieve your writing dreams in 2012!

And to everyone who finished up with NaNoWriMo this week--congratulations!

Carolyn Kaufman, PsyD's book, THE WRITER'S GUIDE TO PSYCHOLOGY: How to Write Accurately About Psychological Disorders, Clinical Treatment, and Human Behavior helps writers avoid common misconceptions and inaccuracies and "get the psych right" in their stories. You can learn more about The Writer's Guide to Psychology, check out Dr. K's blog on Psychology Today, or follow her on Facebook or Google+

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