You know those holiday weekends where you’re more exhausted afterward than you were before? Anywho, as the novel-restructuring continues, it’s a short list of links for a short week:

Hooray for the first middle grade buzz panel at BEA (via Publisher’s Weekly)! If you want great middle grade reads, look no further (and here’s the YA buzz panel as well). It’s going to be an amazing fall.

Agent Jon Sternfeld has great advice about engaging readers. My favorite quote: “All genres are mysteries” (via Guide to Literary Agents).

What have I missed, folks?