Here are my favs for the week:
The importance of a pitch - Nathan Bransford tells us why it is important to know the premise of our books.
Deliver a winning pitch - A great pitch is often the first encounter in a successful publishing relationship.
The zen of blogging - Whether you are struggling with trying to decide whether or not to start your own blog, or not sure what to do with the one you've got, we think you'll find some helpful information.
The good, bad and ugly side of publishing - Discussing fiction factories (a relatively new phrase in publishing) and what, if any, is their value both to the reader and the writer.
Top 5 tips to keeping fans to your writing - Publishers have become increasingly aware of the power of a writer’s online fan base. It has now become common place for a publisher to factor in a writer’s online presence when weighing up whether to offer a book deal or not. Here’s the five best ways to find and keep fans of your work.
Who are you writing for? Before your book can get into the hands of casual or even very experienced readers like the friends in your critique group, it has to get through the gates of PROFESSIONAL readers.
The hunt for the elusive influencer - We hunt the elusive influencer because we think they need to find and convince or brainwash that one influencer that spreads the word to success.
Have a great, sunny weekend :)