Author Success Stories!

Oh man, I have been absolutely horrible about posting lately. I've been moving. It's been crazy. Life is an endless sea of boxes and cleaning. I'm planning on doing a pretty detailed end-of-year summary post. But as we're not quite at the end of the month yet, I'm going to post a couple of author … Continue reading Author Success Stories!

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New Leaf Literary and Media on agents and “It’s good, it’s just not for me.”

I'm querying! That means I glom onto absolutely everything I find online that is related to the process of querying. In fact, I am currently I'm sitting on a treasure trove of agent-related links, none of which I have actually bothered to post here. So it's time. I am actually going to start posting these … Continue reading New Leaf Literary and Media on agents and “It’s good, it’s just not for me.”

WriteOnCon! And the “Fight Club” Approach to Querying Agents

First off, WriteOnCon! I didn't talk about it much ahead of time, but I participated. (And now it's over, so this won't be useful to anyone who didn't already know about it.) WriteOnCon is a once-a-year, online-only "writing convention" for people who write anything in the range of picture books to New Adult. (So while … Continue reading WriteOnCon! And the “Fight Club” Approach to Querying Agents

15th Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Young Adult Fiction | WritersDigest.com

Writer's Digest is doing a contest for YA authors! You can find more here: 15th Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Young Adult Fiction | WritersDigest.com. Basically: You submit the first 150-200 words of your unpublished, finished YA novel with a one-sentence log line. Then you have to mention this contest twice on social media (which … Continue reading 15th Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Young Adult Fiction | WritersDigest.com