PUBLISHING AND MARKETS LINKS:
Information that will be useful in the planning and writing stages of a novel.
Finding the right agent for your kind of book.
Should you submit your book during this bad time for publishers? http://rejecter.blogspot.com/2008/12/harcourt-and-submissions.html
Agent Lori Perkins gives her take on the current dire times in publishing. http://agentinthemiddle.blogspot.com/2008_11_30_archive.html#5527547087107195142
An interview with the editor of INTERGALACTIC MEDICINE SHOW, a sf and fantasy magazine.
Interview in two parts with Angela James, Executive Editor of Samhain Publishing, one of the most successful epublishers in the business, on what they are looking for.
Jessica Faust talks about what editors in NY are looking for. Unfortunately, she's coy about who these editors are.
Marketing expert Penny C. Sansevieri offers advice on promoting your book.
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
The classic MONTY PYTHON parody of bad science fiction movies is now available at YouTube. If you've never seen this comedy about aliens turning Englishmen into Scots, you are in for a treat. For those of us who have, it's a comedy sketch that remains as funny now as then.
It's in three parts and runs almost 30 minutes.