I don't think there is a person on the reading planet who has not read the smash hit YA novel, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. It's her debut YA and the sales and buzz has been bonkers. It's one of those rare phenomenons we only read about and wonder about because, let's face,… Continue reading Write Your Book Like a Movie
In today's blog I want to take some time out to thank all the agents I have ever interacted with on this writing journey. While none of them represent me, I think it's important to acknowledge their influence on my progress and the let them know I truly appreciate the time they took to inch… Continue reading Agents Need Love Too
Most of you know that my manuscript was chosen by a mentor as part of the agented-author project Author Mentor Match #authormentormatch, the brainchild of Alexa Donne. The short of it: it's a group of generous authors who are already repped and choose to volunteer their time and talents to shepherd unpubbed manuscripts through the… Continue reading Author Mentor Match: The Skinny
Pitch parties on Twitter have been around for a long time and although they were fun to follow, I stayed in the sidelines, mainly because I was not ready to jump in, but mostly because I was not sure whether they had any real worth. Then people started getting exposure, knowledge and agents... So I… Continue reading Twitter Pitch Parties: What’s the fuss about?