The hotly anticipated YA novel Shatter Me, by Tahereh Mafi, hit the shelves on Tuesday and because I’m sick of being the last one to read anything, I bought it.…

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Writing a good query is important – if you can’t interest an agent into reading your manuscript, how are you ever going to SELL your manuscript? There’s a fun blog…

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Or at least spending like one. When I went to my last conference, an agent suggested to our class that we subscribe to www.PublishersMarketplace.com at the HOLY COW rate of…

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I really, REALLY want to go to the SCBWI conference. In Los Angeles. It’s the Mack-Daddy of conferences – perfect for a girl like me – unknown, desperate, with one…

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I read that a writer should pull from their world, when looking for writing ideas. And that if you’re not getting ideas, you should change your world. So I’m off…

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And you thought all of these Haiku Reviews were for naught. I’m now an official reviewer for Thomas Nelson Publishers. They sent me this book for FREE. All I have…

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Yeah, I’m in the middle of it. But I wonder, should I wait to hear from the agent that HAS my manuscript, or revise per the suggestions of the agent…

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My last post chronicled my great success with my first submission at FaithWriters. 1st place in Beginners, AND a 3rd place Editor’s Choice award. Yea, me. My second submission ALSO…

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Only these – to read, to WRITE and to be published if it means I have to write my own obituary and kill myself! I’m hoping it won’t come to…

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