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Among this week's picks and links: an editor on what writers can learn from Taylor Swift, agents on contradictory query advice and headshots, lots of great lists (from best bookstores to truths about publishing), an author/artist finds success a the Summer Conference, bookstore love and #booklove, and a personal essay that made me LOL.
GOOD STUFF ON BLOGS WHICH I CAN'T THINK OF A CLEVER WAY TO CLASSIFY TWEETS
@chavelaque: The genius of @taylorswift13's "Mine," and elements of great fictional romances: http://bit.ly/bQeCOd
@hrouda: What the new middle-men in Publishing will look like http://is.gd/eXXNC
@PatZMiller: A must-read for writers, teachers and librarians. Nikki Grimes eloquently explains what should be obvious. http://bit.ly/9NE9Ui
@clairelegrand: New on the blog: Literary Fiction vs. YA Fiction (or, Wait, No, That's Stupid) http://wp.me/pRj24-7e
@TarieS: From WriteOnCon.com: Busting children's and YA book industry myths! http://tinyurl.com/2vk8hko
@Bob_Mayer: The pure math of print vs. eBook royalties http://bit.ly/bJLMMG
@NathanBransford: How to deal with contradictory query advice: http://t.co/HpYhNDF
@elizabethscraig: An agent on author headshots: http://dld.bz/u44D
@CynLeitichSmith: How I s-t-r-e-t-c-h to write books across formats: http://bit.ly/bD3kWK
@maybegenius: My take on MT Anderson's Experiments in Books for Children #SCBWI session, which was amazing, btw. http://ow.ly/2zeMk
@inkyelbows: Fine Tuning Your One-Sentence Pitch | MiG Writers: http://bit.ly/aw4H9z
WHAT AGENTS & EDITORS DO ALL DAY TWEETS
@chavelaque: I just identified the problem in the picture-book ms. I'm working on as a question of predestination vs. free will. #delusionsofgrandeur?
@ChrisRichman: I've answered 254 queries each with 20 page samples in the last six days, & still not caught up. If you haven't heard, you should soon.
@elanaroth: Alright, editors...gird your loins. I'm starting to pitch projects. I have 5. Ready, set, go. #word
SUMMER CONFERENCE SUCCESS TWEET
@inkyelbows: How a rejection got me a book deal: my career-changing #SCBWI Summer Conference experience: http://bit.ly/cPvOpF
@FictionNotes: People depend on experts to post book reviews.That's you! Random Acts of Publicity Week #booklove http://bit.ly/8XCcZO
MAKING TIME TWEETS
@literaticat: My insanely productive client spills the secret... RT @KateMessner The secret of making time to write. http://bit.ly/9mQBTU
@literaticat: If you don't believe @KateMessner is insanely productive, here's a stat: I've sold twelve (12) books for her in two & a half (2.5) years.
@mitaloperkins: Blogged This => Ten Great Multicultural Kid/YA Blogs http://mita.li/d9If1r
@sloane: Top 10 Bookstores in The US: http://cot.ag/aAQBmF
@AdviceToWriters: 13 Wonderful Truths About #Publishing: http://dld.bz/uukg (via @elizabethscraig)
@cybils: 52 Ways to Use Your Library Card" Challenge: http://ht.ly/2AbWJ
@thecreativepenn: 7 Reasons You Can’t Afford NOT To Find Your Creative Tribe http://dld.bz/u8eu via @coachcreative
@ingridsundberg: 12 Ways to Create Suspense in Your Novel: http://tinyurl.com/2amd8l2
@daniellechiotti: Hell has officially frozen over...I just posted on the Upstart Crow Blog. http://bit.ly/cPwrMC
HAPPY ALMOST-BIRTHDAY TWEET
@Georgia_McBride: The actual anniversary is THIS week. No reason we can't celebrate all week. First ever #YALITCHAT was 9.9.2009
BRICKS & MORTAR TWEETS
@planetalvina: A lovely ode to printed books, from @TeeEss: http://snipurl.com/11s1yx
@TracyClark_TLC: Went to the bookstore to drop off SCBWI event flyers and walked out with NEW BOOKS! Yay!
@PWKidsBookshelf: Today in ShelfTalker: Back-to-school means different daily rhythms in the bookstore, as Josie explains http://bit.ly/aVjPyd
SOMETIMES CHOCOLATE IS THE ONLY ANSWER TWEET
@angie_frazier: Oh I just love it when I work for days on a huge scene that I realize must be axed. *off to search for chocolate therapy*
BECAUSE I LOVE A GOOD PERSONAL ESSAY TWEET
@The_Rumpus: Essay about renovating Danielle Steel's home: http://bit.ly/cN0yEE