Friday, July 29, 2011

Week in Short

Song of the Week: Jar of Hearts by Christina Perri. I can't stop listening to this song.

Must Read:
Still your itchy trigger finger -- Why you should wait before hitting send

Borders has officially gone under and is selling all of its stores. I feel like I just lost my home.

Janet Reid is taking a break from queries

Peeta and Gale from Hunger Games are on the cover of Entertainment Weekly What do you think? I'm hoping Gale and Peeta's looks are different in the movie than the are on the cover. IMO both of them look too old and I've always imagined Peeta as looking younger and softer than that. Katniss looks okay.

The publication date for The Fault in Our Stars by John Green has been moved up from to January 10th from May. My first thought: IS IT JANUARY 10TH YET?

Omnivore Books live-tweeted in-store surprise marriage proposal

It's almost time for WriteOnCon 2011!
How the live events work
Faculty announcements

Workshop Wednesday -- YA query

Caroline in Space:
Editorial rejections: To read or not to read?

Rachelle Gardner:
Elevator pitch critiques

Writer Beware:
Offer of representation and book deal hoax

Hope everyone has a great weekend and I'll see you on Monday!


LynNerd said...

I saw that pic of Katniss when it first came out, and I think she looks good. The guys look older in this cover pic, so it will be interesting to see how they act in the movie. Can't wait for it to come out.

Thanks for the link to WriteOnCom. I don't know much about it, so I'll check it out.