This week, the Query Shark describes how query letters are like figure skating: http://queryshark.blogspot.com/
Some query math: http://blog.redsofaliterary.com/2010/03/10/some-agency-math/
A big thanks to Georgia McBride for tweeting this: http://m-stiefvater.livejournal.com/147714.html Where urban fantasy author Maggie Stiefvater blogs about “writing, folklore, and the creative life.” In this link, she gives “Ten Rules for Query Letters.” (you may have to scroll down the page, but it’s there 😉 ).
Trolling sometimes leads to great catches…check out this YA writer’s blog (she has great tips for query writing!): http://shanasilver.livejournal.com/ Shana Silver is a computer animator by day and a YA writer by night.
Behler’s Blog discusses plausibility this week: http://behlerblog.wordpress.com/2010/03/09/research-plausibility/
Where does your novel belong? QT blog discusses the importance of knowing what genre you write: http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2010/03/shelf-awareness-in-novel-genres-and.html
What’s so great about a critique group? Here’s the answer: http://allimsaying-jhutcheson.blogspot.com/2010/03/critique-group-basics.html
Wonder what the Seven Stages of Receiving Critiques are? Follow this link: http://charlotteotter.wordpress.com/2010/02/28/seven-stages-of-receiving-critiques/
For those of us in the mood for a little contest fun that works our creativity: http://chimeracritiques.com/blog/?p=333
And finally, for Twihard fans: The Eclipse trailer is OUT! (Personally, I have mixed feelings about the while franchise, which I will keep to myself, but I’m still gonna see the film, LOL!): http://movies.yahoo.com/feature/movie-talk-twilight-eclipse-first-look.html