The WriteOnCon conference had some really great panels, discussions, posts, and forums. For those of you who didn't check it out, I thought I'd highlight a few favs that delved into the publishing world.
1) Sarah Crowe discusses how she knows when she wants to sign a writer: http://writeoncon.com/2011/08/how-do-i-know-that-i-really-love-it/
2) Jim McCarthy explains how to write the perfect query letter:
Annette Pollert explains what a manuscript has to have for her to come on board as editor: http://writeoncon.com/2011/08/howwhen-i-know-a-manuscript-is-right-for-me/
NYT bestselling YA author Beth Revis discusses her journey, and offer motivation too!