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Friday, August 3, 2012

Publishing Pulse: 8-3-12

Success Stories

Congratulations to our latest success stories, KT Hanna, Erica M. Chapman, and Stefanie Gaither!

Around the Internet

From Novel Rocket: Patty Smith Hall explains how to go From the Slush Pile to Sold!

Rachelle Gardner's recently reposted a great piece on the Top Ten Query Mistakes. If you missed it the first time around, check it out now!

I thought this was an interesting tidbit from Mind Hacks. It made me think...depending on what you search...Pinterest as a place to get story ideas? What do you think?

Margo Sorenson asks whether books for boys should be written differently than books for girls in Writing for Boys over on Market My Words.

Does this Word Count Make my Book Look Big? Michael Ehret helps you trim over at Novel Rocket.

Have a great weekend and we'll see you next week!

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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