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Friday, June 8, 2012

Week in Short

It's been a very productive week in the Chasm. BEA was this week and, once again, I was not there.  (SOMEDAY!) I'm kind of hyper at the moment because finally, after three long weeks, THE BELMONT IS TOMORROW! If you've been living under a rock, the Belmont Stakes is the third jewel in Thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown. I'll Have Another rocked both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness and if he wins tomorrow, he will become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

ETA: No Triple Crown this year. A couple hours after I wrote this, it was announced that I'll Have Another was scratched from the Belmont. 

Song of the Week: Call Your Girlfriend - Erato [Click the link and watch the video. It's awesome.]

Must read: 
Beth Revis: Never surrender

News: 
Perks of Being a Wallflower trailer!  I am so excited for this movie!

Shatter Me has a new and COMPLETELY AMAZING cover 

BEA:
Janet Reid: BEA Day 1
The Strangest Situation: BEA re-cap
YAHighway: BEA 2012

Adventures in Agentland: 
Unsolicited revise and resubmissions

Intern Spills: 
5 signs you're about to land an agent: observations from a freelance editor 

Janice Hardy: 
Writing smooth transitions

Nathan Bransford: 
Why writers shouldn't be paranoid about having their query critiqued online


Pub Rants:
What editors are buying - young adult and middle grade


Queryshark:
#224 - it's a winner!

Querytracker:
Protecting your professional reputation 


YAHighway:
How a book blogger tackles conferences


Have a great weekend and I'll see you on Monday!

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