About referrals

October 27th, 2008
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So I’m going through my queries today, and I notice the name of a professional editor popping up a number of times on letters to me. Which would be fine, normally — I love the idea of an editor passing my name to clients whose manuscripts match my stated interests.

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Brilliant first review for Evermore!

October 24th, 2008

Fantastic five-star review for Evermore by Alyson Noel up at TeensReadToo.

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Harnessing the power of the internets

October 24th, 2008

Neil Gaiman recently posted about T-Mobile’s fancy new G1 phone, and his aborted attempts to test one out. One day later, he alluded to the fact that a G1 may be on its way to him, and I, for one, can only say: WHAT ABOUT ME????

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Things That Make Me Happy

October 23rd, 2008

kt literary client Lili Wilkinson tipped me off to this post on Inside a Dog from Writer-in-Residence Brigid Lowry.

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How to Promote Your Book

October 22nd, 2008

For the last two days, fellow literary agent Nathan Bransford has featured guest blogger Michelle Moran on How to Promote Your Book. I cannot recommend these two posts highly enough. They ought to be required reading for all writers, especially those with a contract in hand, and no idea what to do next. Read part one and part two.

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