Friday, April 1, 2011

13 Best Articles This Week for Writers 4/1/11

After the Sale
Book Reviews
  • EXCELLENT news for Victoria Schwab! [Victoria's Secrets] Holly Root at the Waxman Literary Agency has sold THE ARCHIVED to Abby Ranger at Disney-Hyperion.
  • Book Deal Announced! [Presenting Lenore] WOW! Lenore Appelhans's debut YA novel LEVEL 2 sold to Justin Chanda and Alexandra Cooper at Simon & Schuster Children's in a pre-empt major deal, along with teh film rights to CBS Films, also in a pre-empt.
  • The Big News! [Sarah Tales] Sarah Rees Brennan has a deal for a new YA Gothic Romance trilogy that will begin with LISTEN FOR A WHISPER. The series will be edited by Mallory Loehr at Random House Childrens'.
  • Very Exciting News!!! [Tales from the Real OC (Really!)] Congrats to @AlysonNoel for getting film options on all 10 books in The Immortals & Riley Bloom series!
  • Show Me The Voice Contest . . .We Have Winners! [Brenda Drake Writes . . . under the influence of coffee.] Congrats to Mer Snow, Taffy Lovell, and Katy Upperman for winning @BrendaDrake's Show Me the Voice Contest with @Natalie_Fischer!
  • Bookish News this Week! [A Blog about Nothing] Lots of wonderful YA news this week!
  • Winner of the GRAND PRIZE PACK! [Cambria Dillon] Congrats to all the winners of @CambriaDillon's week-long contest!
  • Amy Tan Inks Deal with HarperCollins [GalleyCat] Tan's THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT sold by Sandra Dijkstra to HarperCollins.
  • Drumroll Please -- The Cover of Darkfall [The Other Side of the Story] Brilliant new cover for DARKFALL, releasing 10/4/11. Congrats, @Janice_Hardy!
  • Brian Selznick’s Cover Unveiled for ‘Wonderstruck’ [GalleyCat] Congrats to Scholastic and Brian Selznick for the beautiful cover of WONDERSTRUCK.
Craft of Writing
Issues, Trends and News
Just for Smiles
Social Media
To Market
Other Weekly Round-Ups:
Did we miss anything? Anyone? Please leave a comment!

Happy reading and joyous writing,

Martina, Marissa and Clara


  1. Thanks for compliling such a fantastic and comprehensive list.

  2. Your links are always useful! Thanks for all the effort you put in.

  3. Great links as always. I'm giving away a copy of TerryLynn Johnson's Dogsled Dreams on Literary Rambles and the contest ends tomorrow at midnight.

  4. I always have such fun reading the Congrats section. Very exciting. ;o) Thanks for the usual dizzying list of linkies, girls!

  5. Yowza (real word). Thanks for this bounty of linkage!

  6. Thanks for the link and all of these other great posts to check out!

  7. Awesome, again! Great place to come for just about everything writing related...thanks so much for all you do to round up these links :-)

  8. Great links as always. Thank you!

  9. Another terrific round up! Thanks :)

  10. I can always count on up-to-date and relevant links from you. Thanks!
    Edge of Your Seat Romance

  11. Wow, this is an impressive list.
    I keep scrolling down and began to wonder if I misread 'weekly' and it was really 'monthly'! I'm rather astounded...


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