Recent Entries

  • Traditional Publishing vs ePublishing

    Author Joe Konrath maintains an excellent blog titled "A Newbie's Guide to Publishing".   This week he posted a lengthy blog outlining the success he experienced in both the traditional publishing world and now in the digitital publishing world, and the why he is more successful now than he w...
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  • Unicorn Writers Conference

    UNICORN WRITERS CONFERENCE WELCOMES MATTHEW PEARL TO CONNECTICUT   On March 9, 2013, The Unicorn Writers Conference will host its fourth annual, full-day event. Co-chaired and co-founded by Redding resident and Literary Agent, Jan Kardys, The Conference, which will be held again at St. Cleme...
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  • Agent Obvious - Literary Advice App

    Literary agent Laurie Abkemeier of DeFiore and Company offers a free iPhone and iPad app called "Agent Obvious".   The app is elegant in it's simplicity - it delivers a tip a day that is most often a perfect little Zen nugget of insight from an industry insider.   ( Afte...
  • Blog Spam: Scourge of a Small Social Network

    Since relaunching The Market List as a niche social network, we have seen some significant positive results.   Perhaps the most positive is that our list of market and agents has grown significantly due to to better content management tools. Our original site was all custom coded and lacked m...
  • The New Market List

    For almost 20 years The Market List has been providing free market information for writers online.   Our original format was a downloadable help file that was published on GEnie and AOL under the writer's forum areas.   We developed the first web based market resource shortly after, an...