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Link Love

It’s tradition on writing/editing/publishing blogs to show your link love every Friday. Here are some highlights from this week:

According to agent Kristen Nelson, “really good might not be good enough” in this market.

Via agent Janet Reid, here is Tom’s Glossary of Book Publishing Terms. Funny!

After publishing blogs lit up over the Harlequin controversy, agent Rachelle Gardner ranted about self-publishing.

Sadly for me, the New York Times reported that nook has sold out for the holidays. All new pre-orders will be shipped on January 4.

Over at Media Bistro, Jason Boog reports that blogger Regretsy is the latest to secure a blog-to-book deal.

Also at Media Bistro, Geoff Colvin , in an interview on the Morning Media Menu, talks about his new book, “Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else.”

According to Upstart Crow , there now exists a controversial new category in publishing, called “new adult”.

For all you Francophiles, Twitteur (sic) launched in French yesterday.

Eric at Pimp My Novel talks about where books go when they die.

Editor Alan Rinzler gives nine tips for better author readings.

And finally, a fabulous post via Nathan Bransford that breaks down the after-tax/commission/expenses income of a New York Times mass market best seller: $24,517.36.

Have a great weekend, and I’ll see you next week with an interview with New York Times bestselling author of Jesus Land, Julia Scheeres.

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