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    Making my own sunshine AW Moderator heyjude's Avatar
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    Update 8/8/11: Oh, my friends, it appears that my days of obsessive blog reading are about over. I just don't have time to keep up any more. I'm paring back to just a few, and I won't be updating this list any more. I'll take it off sticky when it gets dated. In the meantime, Guide to Literary Agents did their Best Blogs of 2011 a while ago. Check that out. /update

    Often when someone posts something I think "Hey, I just read a blog post about that!" And several times people have asked me for a list of blogs I read, so I thought I'd write them all out for you. Some of these links are straight to the blog, some are to their RSS feed. (You know about Google Reader, right?)

    This is a super-handy way to keep up with agents, genre news, get advice from superstar agents, editors, and other industry insiders. MTS as a genre is tougher than ever to break into. We need to keep ourselves informed, and this is one easy way to do it.

    Now I know I'm leaving some blogs out. There are a few that are too stridently political for my taste. I like my industry news straight, not flavored by any politics. That being said, if I'm missing a great blog (including yours), PM me, rep me, or leave a comment. It's possible I haven't seen it yet. I'll update from time to time.


    www.absolutewrite.com/feed/-Our very own Mac.

    http://bookendslitagency.blogspot.com-Jessica Faust, Bookends Agency

    http://combreviations.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Laura blogs on industry stuff. Entertaining and enlightening.

    http://daconfidential.blogspot.com/ -Our very own MarkEsq with a fascinating look at the inner workings of the law, and thrillers!

    http://dglm.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Dystel and Goderich Agency. Recently named one of Writer's Digest's Top Five Blogs. Recently revamped, this agency includes my Favorite Agent of All Time and is my personal favorite.

    http://editorialanonymous.blogspot.c.../posts/default-Children's book editor. Common-sense publishing advice.

    http://editorialass.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Editorial assistant.

    http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com...ce.asmx/GetRss--Very helpful in the agent search.

    http://writingpis.wordpress.com/feed/-Guns, Gams, and Gumshoes. A great blog for crime writers.

    http://heydeadguy.typepad.com/heydeadguy/atom.xml-Fun crime-centered publishing/writing blog.

    http://jetreidliterary.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Janet Reid. Need I say more?

    http://www.murderati.com/blog/atom.xml-Another great crime-centered blog.

    http://mysteriousmatters.typepad.com...yster/atom.xml-Mystery Publishing Demystified.

    http://blog.nathanbransford.com/feeds/posts/default-Nathan Bransford of the Curtis Brown Agency. Super helpful blog. On WD's 5 best blogs.

    http://pimpmynovel.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Eric blogs on industry stuff from an insider's perspective in sales. Really good stuff to know.

    http://pubrants.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Popular agent Kristin Nelson.

    http://queryshark.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Agent Janet Reid shreds queries. If you're querying, or will be soon, go read this blog.

    http://querytracker.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Great querying and agent info.

    http://cba-ramblings.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Rachelle Gardner, super agent with good, common sense. She's best known for repping Christian material, but she reps other stuff as well. Great general industry and writing info. On WD's 5 best blogs.

    http://kidlit.com/-Mary Kole. On WD's 5 best blogs. Geared toward kid's books, but good common sense.

    http://redlinesanddeadlines.blogspot.../posts/default-Editors at Ellora's Cave.

    http://feeds.feedburner.com/TessGerritsenBlog-Author Tess Gerrtisen.

    http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/feed/-Editor blog.

    http://internspills.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Anonymous intern blog. Loads of fun. UPDATE: Intern no longer updates regularly, but check the archives.

    http://killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Crime writers blog.

    http://rejecter.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default-Anonymous intern blog. Good info.

    http://backspacewriters.blogspot.com.../posts/default--STET!, Backspace's blog.

    http://blog.writersdigest.com/norules/-There Are No Rules

    http://www.toddbushbooks.blogspot.com/ -Our very own ToddWBush

    http://www.workingstiffs.blogspot.com/ -Crime writers blog.

    http://chipmacgregor.typepad.com/-Another of WD's 5 best blogs for 2010.

    http://misssnark.blogspot.com/-Miss Snark no longer blogs under this name, but her archives contain pretty much All You Need To Know about querying, and plenty of snark. A must-read for the beginner, IMO.

    http://authorscoop.com/-Great articles, blog posts, and links from some very smart AWers.

    http://accrispin.blogspot.com/--Writer Beware Blog.

    Slushpile Hell--Amusing blog where a grumpy agent shreds queries.

    http://literaticat.blogspot.com/ --Agent Jennifer Laughran

    http://writersforensicsblog.wordpress.com/ --Great blog for crime writers.

    http://sassy3421.blogspot.com/--Our very own Sassy3421 blogs about writing.

    http://forensics4fiction.wordpress.com/ -- Exactly what it says.
    Last edited by heyjude; 08-08-2011 at 05:08 PM. Reason: Ending updates

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