"Lots of us are relying on virtual book tours, but here's an article, "Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Book-Tour Buck," on how to maximize the potential of any travel undertaken for in-person events."
"I'm hoping you'll be able to join us next month. Your insight (what with your blog, your publications, all the work you do within publishing, etc) would be tremendously beneficial-- as well as influential-- to the group.
I write, edit, and publish a free monthly newsletter ("The Practicing Writer"). The newsletter provides contest/competition listings for opportunities that do not charge entry/reading fees as well as calls for submission from journals/anthologies/publishers that pay their writers. Each issue also provides a feature article and a recommended resource. For more information, please visit http://www.erikadreifus.com/newsletter.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)
Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)
I'm hoping you'll be able to join us next month. Your insight (what with your blog, your publications, all the work you do within publishing, etc) would be tremendously beneficial-- as well as influential-- to the group.
"Alison - check out She Writes Query Critique v 2.0 group. I've gotten good feedback there in the past. Also, Agent Query Connect is a great source too (but be prepared to pay it forward there and offer others critiques in exchange for your own)."
"Meg, great news! Congratulations! Now, on to query letters... do any of you know of or have a "query critique" group? I'm on my fourth draft of this bad boy and have recently had it picked apart by a prominent agent…"