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by authorgirl1485
April 16th, 2011, 6:33 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: This is very funny writer humor.
Replies: 0
Views: 594

This is very funny writer humor.



I hope that all the writers out there find this as funny as I did.
by authorgirl1485
April 16th, 2011, 6:30 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Possible to re-submit query?
Replies: 6
Views: 1710

Re: Possible to re-submit query?

I've read about a few people on Query Tracker's forum that had success after evaluating a query and resubmitting. I think that as long as you do it within reason, it actually shows grit.
by authorgirl1485
April 16th, 2011, 6:28 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: E-Publishing in general
Replies: 16
Views: 4102

Re: E-Publishing in general

*Sighs.* I understand that E-publishing is a cool enterprise, but I do hope that it doesn't get rid of the paperback. There is something about opening a book and feeling the pages that can not be beat.
by authorgirl1485
April 16th, 2011, 6:26 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Hunger Games Movie
Replies: 24
Views: 3508

Re: Hunger Games Movie

Really!? YES! I didn't know that. I am so excited. I absolutely loved those books.
by authorgirl1485
April 16th, 2011, 6:22 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Borders is bankrupt
Replies: 25
Views: 3687

Re: Borders is bankrupt

It was unfortunate that they went bankrupt. I had planned to do some book signings and had to cancel because of it.
by authorgirl1485
April 15th, 2011, 3:16 pm
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Does talking with an agent really help your case?
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Does talking with an agent really help your case?

I was talking with a really fantastic agent on a blog, and we became friends. She asked what I was working on, and I told her, since it's the same genre that she deals with. When I was done, she asked for a full. We had talked previously a lot. I know that the state of the manuscript does matter reg...
by authorgirl1485
April 15th, 2011, 3:10 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Nathan's Blog Post on Agents and Social Media
Replies: 16
Views: 3801

Re: Nathan's Blog Post on Agents and Social Media

I personally like agents in the social media. I actually use it to connect and talk with them. In fact, even if my work doesn't get accepted, they actually help me by giving valuable information. It's actually humanized the whole querying process for me. I'll actually follow a blog of an agent for a...
by authorgirl1485
April 15th, 2011, 1:29 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Do 99-Cent E-books attract the wrong kind of reader?
Replies: 18
Views: 2591

Re: Do 99-Cent E-books attract the wrong kind of reader?

I think that while the idea of a 99 cent book is an okay one, it makes it more hard on writers. Though we are 'starving artists' more often than not, I think that the time spent to write and produce a novel is worth more than a 99 cent rate. Of course, I do understand that it's great to have more pe...
by authorgirl1485
April 15th, 2011, 10:09 am
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Social Networking - does it really work?
Replies: 53
Views: 17093

Re: Social Networking - does it really work?

I use Jacketflap, and It helped me some. It is only for childrens, young adult, and middle grade writers, though.
by authorgirl1485
April 15th, 2011, 10:08 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Are Most Authors Women?
Replies: 11
Views: 1731

Re: Are Most Authors Women?

Just looked at my bookshelf, and I would have to say that it is really 50/50. Of course, I like fantasy and science fiction.