I hope you have your favorite hot beverage ready, because it's time for your Sunday Morning News! Sadly, this is my last post sharing all the latest links with you, but I hope you've enjoyed it as much as I have.
Happy reading...and writing!
Writing for Publication—Queries and Submissions:
- The Marketing Perspective of Query Letters: Turning Your Query Into Agent Bait via Writer’s Digest: Shifting from “telling” your story to “selling” your story.
Writing for Publication—Book Marketing and Social Media:
- Want to Increase Your Blog Readership? Kill that Popup! via Anne R. Allen: Data to suggest that pop-up marketing hurts your blog.
- 5 Easy Steps to Hone Your Instagram via Writers in the Storm: Instagram tips for writers.
- Author Chat with L.B. Schulman (Stolen Secrets), Plus Giveaway! via YA Books Central: Interview with L.B. Schulman, author of Stolen Secrets.
- Ep 119: Marie Lu 2.0 via First Draft with Sarah Enni: Podcast interview with Marie Lu.
- Four Questions with Stephanie Perkins via Publishers Weekly: Stephanie Perkins discusses her new horror novel.
- Author Chat with Sarah Fine (Uncanny)! via YA Books Central: Interview with Sarah Fine, author of Uncanny.
- Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Cluess (A Poison Dark and Drowning), Plus Giveaway!! via YA Books Central: Interview with Jessica Cluess, author of A Poison Dark and Drowning.
- Author Chat with Denise Marques Leitao (Karina's Silver Shoes), Plus Giveaway! via YA Books Central: Interview with Denise Marques Leitao, author of Karina’s Silver Shoes.
- A Conversation with Three Debut YA Authors via School Library Journal: This free one-hour webinar on October 3 will feature S.K. Ali, Janelle Milanes, and Margaret Rogerson.
Adventures in YA Publishing Author Interviews:
- Fox Benwell, author of KALEIDOSCOPE SONG, on writing your story and what matters to you
- Kelly Jones, author of MURDER, MAGIC, AND WHAT WE WORE, on going back to the drawing board
- McKelle George, author of SPEAK EASY, SPEAK LOVE, on knowing a project was THE ONE
- Jennifer Mathieu, author of MOXIE, on spreading the message of gender equality to young women and men
Literary Agent News and Interviews:
- Agent Looking For Clients – Jessica Faust via Kathy Temean: Update on Jessica Faust and what she’s seeking for submissions.
- September Featured Agent – Thao Le – Inteview Part Three via Kathy Temean: Part three of an interview series with Thao Le.
- How I Cut 33K Words (Twenty Percent) From My Epic Fantasy Novel via Go Teen Writers: One method to cut your word count.
- NaNo Prep: Make a Box for Your Bully via NaNoWriMo: Silencing your inner critic.
- Learning to Wait Well: A Pragmatist’s Guide to Easing the Ugh via Writer Unboxed: Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable during your writing journey.
YA Book to Screen Adaptation News:
- A SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH Show Is In The Works At CW! via BirthMoviesDeath.com: The potential series would be based on the Archie Comics series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.”
New YA E-Book Deals:
- Epic Reads Book Deals
- Amazon Teen & Young Adult Book Deals
- Fierce Reads Book Deals
- Book Riot Deals of the Day
New YA Book Giveaways:
- Adventures in YA Publishing Giveaways
- Epic Reads Giveaways
- Goodreads Giveaways
- RivetedLit Giveaways
- YA Books Central Giveaways
YA New Book Deals and Releases:
- New Releases this week 09/18-09/24 plus 4 Giveaways via Adventures in YA Publishing: Our weekly highlighted releases, plus four giveaways!
- What's New In YA ~ September 19th, 2017 via YA Books Central: Another look at new releases hitting shelves this week.