ASPIRING NOVELISTS: Did you see the YouTube video “So, You Want to Write a Novel?” by David Kazzie yet? If you haven’t and you have five minutes, watch it right now. Do it. Since the video went viral, currently with 164,046 views, Kazzie now has an agent. Read an interview by Nina L. Diamond about the serendipitous success of the 37-year-old father, attorney, and writer.
TODAY: Sign up for a free webinar by Publishers Weekly to begin at 1:00 p.m., February 25, on “The Borders Dilemma: What the New World Order of Bookselling Means for Writers.” Here are the details:
Presenters include Jon Ackerman, sales director of F+W Media’s Adams Media subsidiary, and Phil Sexton, publisher and community leader of Writer's Digest, and former v-p sales at F+W Media. The webinar is free but is limited to the first 1,000 attendees. The presentation will be archived and remaining attendees will get access to it. Presenters will offer information on the impact of the Borders bankruptcy on the book industry in general as well as on the writing community in particular and they will take questions from listeners following their presentation.
Sign up now so you can access the archived webinar later.