Saturday, October 11, 2008

TWO SNIPPETS

ONE - This is an amazing offer for novelists. Don Maass is offering his book as a FREE download. He is one of New York's top literary agents and one I thoroughly respect. Don leads writers' workshops at conferences around the world and the ones I have attended are brilliant.

BTW, his books are too...

The Career Novelist: A Literary Agent Offers Strategies for Success


Now available as a free download!
Click to download the PDF file (11.8 MB)

ISBN: 0-435-08693-6

"Packed full of fine analysis, solid advice, and thoughtful reflection on the state of contemporary publishing. It’s further distinguished by more common sense than any book of its type that I have ever read. A treasure.” — Dean Koontz, author of Intensity

“...an indispensable volume for all libraries, and for anyone interested in learning about the world of publishing...” — Ed Gorman, Mystery Scene

http://www.maassagency.com/books.html

TWO - Test-drive Your Book Title

Lulu.com now has a gizmo on their website that predicts if your book title is going to lead to a bestseller. I'm not sure it's very accurate, but it's fun. Visit the Title Scorer at: www.lulu.com/titlescorer/