Welcome to the first edition of the carnival for book writers.
In Five reasons I want to rip your query letter up and feed it to the pigeons posted at Miss Snark provides a list of what not to do if you hope to get anything but a rejection.
In Jayne Gets Twitchy posted at Running With Quills New York Times bestselling author, Jayne Ann Krentz writes about the stress that comes after you've finished your latest book and are waiting to hear your editor's reaction.
In 10 Action Steps To Sell Your Book posted at Jack Yoest, Jack says, "Publish and Peddle . . .or Perish: A Sales Guide to Selling your Book. A few years ago Your Business Blogger advised a number of academic authors on the marketing of books. I compared the professors with peddlers:..."
In alg: What you've all been waiting for! P&Ls posted at anna louise discusses how publishers calculate how much money they expect a book to make and how that ties into the advance an author will receive.
That concludes the first edition of this carnival. Submit your blog article to the next edition (June 27) of carnival for book writers using the carnival submission form.
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