Written by literary agent and cofounder of BookEnds, LLC, Jessica Faust. She answers questions and posts about the publishing industry and writing in general, including advice on editing, writing as a career, and how to attract an agent.
Gail Carson Levine
Gail is the author of a number of Young Adult books including Ella Enchanted, Ever, and Fairest. She offers wonderful advice for aspiring authors.
Written by Mary Kole, an associate agent at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency and writer of Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction. She mixes writing advice with publishing industry advice, and takes questions from readers for future blog posts. Her articles are always informative and definitely a great resource for anyone aspiring to become a published author. Go subscribe to this blog. Now.
Blog of Nathan Bransford, agent with Curtis Brown. Contains advice on writing and the publishing industry.
Written by an agent, Kristen. Her blog deals mostly with the publishing industry – queries, trends, the behind the scenes of writers’ contracts, and the like.
Query Shark is an essential read if you’re planning to send out queries at any point in the semi-near future. (It’s also a bit of a hilarious read. Reality TV for writers, complete with train wrecks and ‘oh no they didn’t’s.)
Written by literary agent Rachelle Gardner. Her blog mostly covers the publishing industry – marketing, finances, and working with agents.
Scott is an author whose Witch Eyes series I am eagerly awaiting. His blog mixes writing advice, a writer’s perspective of the publishing industry, and some interesting randomness. I admit, 70% of the reason I follow this blog is for news of when Witch Eyes is out, but the advice found within has been more than worth reading.
Written by Chuck Wendig, a freelance writer who’s done a lot of work for White Wolf Game Studio, as well as reaching into novels and screenplays. His advice is always humorously delivered and well worth the read, both for the informative content and the strangeness that his writing exudes.