Favorite writing related websites/contests/etc:
Great site filled with writing tips, resources for writers and everything you need to know about query letters – Jane Friedman
Literary Rambles : Informative interviews with agents broken down by what they rep, and links to other articles/interviews with said agents.
How To Write the Perfect Query Letter
Query Shark: A site dedicated to the revision of query letters
The Writing Excuses podcast: An excellent show with great advice on the writing process, querying and more.
Carly Watters Blog: One of my favorite literary agent blogs. Informative, clear and incredibly…
The CBE team has just returned from The Frankfurt Book Fair and it was a fantastic experience. There were many inquiries about the books in our display, meetings going on throughout and of course large amounts of traffic. While at the USA Pavilion reception area there were a few questions that turned out to be frequently asked, and it became clear that some authors had some misconceptions about what they should be doing at a fair like Frankfurt. Like anything when it comes to publishing, research is key. Before you spend money on tickets to a fair, take time…