I recently discovered a great blog from a writer who is getting her first novel published in August. The great thing about her blog is that she really is organizing it to be a useful resource for other up-and-coming writers. Check out her blog (and her fun video: Editing Letter) at:
Also, go to this site for information on a great writers conference where you can meet with agents to pitch your ideas:
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