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Thursday, June 28, 2007

I adore YA written by UK authors. I just got my copy of Judy Waite's latest, Game Girls (I couldn't wait till it comes out in the US--I had to have a copy now), and my copy of Sarra Manning's newest novel should be on its way to me soon. Hurrah!!!

Lots of links to share....

Tess Gerritsen on print runs

Paperback Writer asks about self-promotion

BookEnds on bad agents--not the scam artists, but the ones who simply aren't very good. An excellent post that serves as a reminder of the importance of learning all your can about the agents you want to query *before* you query them.

A live journal entry about writing groups--be sure to read through all the comments, as there's lots of interesting stuff there.

And editor writes about line-editing --loads of good advice!

The importance of persistence when it come to writing (or, imo, pretty much anything)

Therese Fowler on how sometimes you have to get your hands dirty and kill your darlings

Editorial Anonymous decodes editor speak