Week’s Links


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

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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

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10 comments on “Week’s Links

  1. Great links! Most are new, but I somehow missed Query Shark’s post, and she’s one of my favorites.

    PS, check the link. It says: http://http//queryshark.blogspot.com/2010/02/148.html

  2. Zoe says:

    Once again, a terrific list! Thanks – and Shana Silver’s blog is a great find 🙂

  3. lbdiamond says:

    Thanks for checking, Deb. I put in the blog’s link instead and that didn’t work either, but when I yahoo’ed Query Shark, it came up. Sorry, gang, not sure why it’s not working. Will try to tinker…:)

  4. lbdiamond says:

    Oh, oh, it might work now! *crosses fingers*

  5. Danyelle says:

    You always have such awesome links up. Thank you! I love Query Shark!

  6. Callie says:

    Hey…thanks for mentioning our contest! I appreciate it. 🙂

  7. lydia K says:

    As always, a great list!

  8. Callie says:

    Thanks for the great links and including us up there! I appreciate it–can’t wait to check out the link with Maggie Stiefvater–I love her!

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