Click on the Twitter handles (@name) to find each tweeter's page should you wish to follow them or read more of what they're saying. Follow the included links to read the articles or blog posts these tweeters recommend.
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This week's picks and links include advice from agents, discussions on gender in books, more about bullying, a little of the practical, a sprinkling of vampire and wizard, and various other fun and/or useful stuff.
FROM OR INVOLVING SARA ZARR TWEETS
@sarazarr: Oh yeah, I am giving a big fat keynote at SCBWI Winter 2011. Registration opens today! http://bit.ly/dnhlw6
@mitaliperkins) Judges for the 2010 young people's literature @NationalBook Awards: http://bit.ly/aM5Jll
DOWN WITH BULLIES TWEETS
@mitaliperkins In light of the Rutgers tragedy, here's a list of YA novels that battle bullying: http://mita.li/9n2yX1
@BostonBookGirl Proud to have gone to @emersoncollege! Emerson College Students Announce 'Love Is Louder' At Rally http://on.mtv.com/cBBaYC
BOYS IN BOOKS TWEETS
@iambrimful: Does character gender matter in picture books? http://bit.ly/clUMEF
@helainebecker Reflections on The Hardy Boys http://bit.ly/bCBjtj , some of which, BTW, were penned by a Canadian...
@FranSlayton: Check out 10 tips for boy friendly reading: http://bit.ly/dqs98C
@Judypiatkus Some top US literary agents will look at representing self-published authors http://tinyurl.com/2cmu2aj
@GalleyCat) Lit world is much bigger than NYC. How self-published authors can think local for book promotion: http://mbist.ro/d55QpM
@HUnderdown From the #cigpcb Resource Guide: Books About Writing http://ow.ly/2NtqR
@CynLeitichSmith @verlakay offers #kidlit authors advice on dealing with problems during school visits: http://bit.ly/9sYO2K
@AdviceToWriters Ten Mistakes Writers Don’t See: http://bit.ly/9sPMVV
ADVICE FROM AGENTS TWEETS
@Natalie_Fischer: Wondering what my conference horrors were? Read on! http://bit.ly/b3nzq9
@Kid_Lit Mary Kole How to pick an agent if you write for multiple audiences http://ow.ly/2PixF
@AngelaAckerman A MUST READ post by Agent @jillcorcoran on begining your story: http://nblo.gs/8EU9j
@emilytastic An awesome post from one of my favorite people writing YA: RT @MirandaKennealy My plea for more silliness in YA: http://wp.me/pV05k-aW
POTTER FODDER TWEET
@MaggieHilliard) JK Rowling hints she may write more Harry Potter novels. One word: PREQUELS http://ow.ly/2NL53
YOU SHOULD SEE HER CUTICLES TWEET
@PWKidsBookshelf Hand model for Twilight books seeks recognition for her part in phenomenon; carries apple in purse to recreate pose http://bit.ly/dyBToA
JOB PERKS YOU MAY NOT HAVE CONSIDERED TWEETS
@ElanaRoth Sometimes being an agent means a lovely evening phone chat with one of your mortician authors. I love this job.
@angie_frazier I think I would like all of my reader emails to be done in all CAPS and with tons of !!!!! #makesanauthorgiddy
JOB HAZARD YOU MAY NOT HAVE CONSIDERED TWEET
@Natalie_Fischer aw man, just got a query that mentioned spaghetti and now I soooo want spaghetti
COMING SOON TWEETS
@halseanderson Just found out my interview with @EW will be in the print edition that hits newsstands this Friday! #speakloudly
@RuckusMedia Our apps are coming soon! Check out our website for more details! http://su.pr/1Uea9k
GUEST POST CONTEST TWEET
@NathanBransford If you'd like to guest post on my blog we're having a Guest Blog Contest Festival Event: http://t.co/zZGNBTt
BELLA, YOU'VE BEEN WARNED, TWEET
@EgmontGal Edward Cullen is now following me on twitter! This could be my big chance...