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@CynLeitichSmith: Author-editor Deborah Halverson on Setting, Wherefore Art Thou? http://bit.ly/c54b6k
@chavelaque: If you're interested in plot structure, this @JennyCrusie post is a must-read: http://bit.ly/b1lzGF
@inkyelbows: How to create sympathetic characters in your story - tips from @p2p_editor: http://bit.ly/aP8w8y
@KristineAsselin: Check out the How We Write blog series. 12 writers blogging about how we write. http://bit.ly/bNQ12U
@harperlibrary: Psyched for this #ALA2010 program with Nancy Pearl, and here's why you should be too... http://tinyurl.com/249gy4w
SOMEONE LIVES UNDER A ROCK TWEET
@Ginger_Clark: My seatmate on flight to denver: what's that? Me: an e-reader. Seatmate: what's an e-reader? ....I don't think the market is saturated yet.
ADVICE FROM EDITORS TWEETS
@EgmontGal: Writers: worst thing you can do is not let your editor and/or agent know about a concern.Communicate! (Note to Lawsy: heed your own advice.)
@ingridsundberg: Editor Wendy Loggia share's the How's and Why's of acquisition at Delacorte Press: http://tinyurl.com/283zkq7
@thecreativepenn: Six Ways Authors Can Promote Books on Facebook http://dld.bz/hG3d
via @BookBuzzr & @BookMarketer
@PublishingSpy: FANTASTIC post on the nature of free content in the book publishing industry http://tinyurl.com/2vtxz9r
@mitaliperkins: "Kids Could Help Apple Move iPads" (an intuitive user interface, lots of children's e-books, entertainment content) http://bit.ly/9Th73s
@inkyelbows: More kidlit publishers launching interactive children's
bks for iPad. @iphonegirl: http://bit.ly/b2RA0t
@PWKidsBookshelf: Toronto Star: Is iPad next big toy for toddlers? Kids take to it immediately; gives parents more control over content http://bit.ly/duW1fY
TWITTERIFIC AGENT TWEETS
@RachelleGardner: Quick answers to a bunch of writer questions (with a
teensy bit of snark thrown in): http://bit.ly/9EV5CL
@Kid_Lit: When to *gasp* tell INSTEAD of show in your writing http://ow.ly/22f9b
@BostonBookGirl: The democratization of slush http://shar.es/mEJPZ (Salon) Agree w/ this, except for the assumption there will be no publishers.
QUERY FAIL AGENT TWEETS
@MandyHubbard: "I know you don't represent non-fiction, bit this is different" ..... IRRITATING AS HELL, people. Stop wasting my time!
@EpsteinLiterary: Don't tell me your book project's been in a drawer a while...I don't wanna know! #queryfail
@barrygoldblatt: What is with people who tell me in their query that they were referred to me by (blank)...invariably a person I've never heard of?
@colleenlindsay: Yet another person just walked in the door and tried to hand the intern a manuscript. SERIOUSLY, PEOPLE???
TWITTER CHAT ROUNDUP TWEETS
@c_weese: #kidlit chat on Twitter - great stuff. http://kidlitart.blogspot.com
@CERodriguez: New blog post - #Kidlitart and #Kidlitchat on Twitter http://tinyurl.com/2uzsfj4
TIPS FOR BLOGGERS TWEET
@debng: 10 Tips for Using Your Competition to Become a Better Blogger http://bit.ly/bRlpUZ
ON REVIEWS TWEET
@HornBook: Book reviewers are not your friends http://readroger.hbook.com/2010/06/we-are-here-to-judge-but.html
YOU’RE NEVER TOO YOUNG FOR A BOOK TWEET
@JKidLA: Why Babies Need Books! http://tinyurl.com/2enajwg
@curiousmartha: New blog post! Over the weekend, I was thinking about ink... http://bit.ly/auy543
ISN’T THAT REFRESHING TWEET
@lioncaller: Overheard in YA section, one teen girl to another: I don't want anything about vampires.
IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING WHERE SHE IS NOW TWEET
@PWKidsBookshelf: RT @mcsweeneysbooks: Eloise, the children's book heroine, all grown up and interning at Condé Nast http://bit.ly/aCDY4C