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Friday, May 16, 2014

Publishing Pulse: May 16, 2014

This Week at Query Tracker

The profiles of several agents were updated this week. Please make sure you double-check every agent's website or Publisher's Marketplace page before querying.

This Week in Publishing

A number of interesting links for QT readers…

Pinterest is a great tool to promote your books. Here are eight tips for writers. (Another tip? Pin It on Saturday—it’s believed to be the most effective day of the week when it comes to getting visibility.)

Interesting info-graphic that compares two publishing routes--traditional and indie.

I can’t resist any article that begins with the word “secret”. Here are more numbers from a mid-list author about her publishing reality.

Quick thoughts on show vs. tell (and one key warning for writers):

These are ten things Russell Blake wishes he’d been told about writing.

You fail only if you stop writing. --Ray Bradbury

Have a great weekend!

Ash Krafton is a speculative fiction writer who, despite having a Time Turner under her couch and three different sonic screwdrivers in her purse, still encounters difficulty with time management. Visit Ash at www.ashkrafton.com for news on her urban fantasy series The Books of the Demimonde (Pink Narcissus Press) or stop by the Demimonde Blog at www.ash-krafton.blogspot.com . WOLF’S BANE (Demimonde #3) is forthcoming June 2014.

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