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Friday, April 11, 2014

Publishing Pulse for April 11, 2014

New At QueryTracker:

This week we've updated two agent profiles in our database.
Please make sure you double-check every agent's website or Publisher's Marketplace page before sending your query.

If you're a QueryTracker premium member, then you can be notified whenever an agent or publisher profile is added or updated. If you're not a premium member, you can just check for yourself.

Publishing News:

Because they didn't own enough already, Amazon has acquired ComiXology.

Also in comics news, Archie (of Archie Comics) is going to die. For real.

Around the Blogosphere:

Some tips for pitching your manuscript in person.

Nathan Bransford gives you eight ways to know you have a good agent.

Five things you can do to improve your query letter.

Pour your tea into an awesome literary mug.

Literary Quote of the Week:

"You start by writing to live. You end by writing so as not to die." Carlos Fuentes

Thanks for stopping by, and keep sending those queries!

 Jane Lebak is the author ofThe Wrong Enemy. She has four kids, three cats, two books in print, and one husband. She lives in the Swamp and spends her time either writing books or shoveling snow. At Seven Angels, Four Kids, One Family, she blogs about what happens when a distracted daydreamer and a gamer geek attempt to raise four kids. If you want to make her rich and famous, please contact the riveting Roseanne Wells of the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency. 

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