Great advice from the experts…


A few weekends ago, SCBWI had an agent day in sunny Southern California. Although I was unable to attend, the fabulous Ingrid Sundberg posted a series of advice articles gleaned from her experiences at the event. Check these out: Tips for Pitching and Querying Agents  by the amazing Mary Kole Let's Make a Deal: An Editor/Agent … Continue reading Great advice from the experts…

Manuscript BootCamp


Or - how to tell when your book is really ready for publication. This post comes from the amazing words of wisdom given by Katherine Jacobs, Associate Editor with Roaring Brook Press (an imprint of MacMillan). She likened getting your ms ready for publication to hiking "the Narrows". Now for those of you who don't know what the … Continue reading Manuscript BootCamp

A Review of From the Query to the Call by Elana Johnson


Happy Friday everyone!!!  Yesterday I got to spend some virtual time with one of my favorite authors, Elana Johnson.  Her interview was fantastic - no surprises there. Today I get to talk about her ebook, From the Query to the Call.  Man-oh-man, I just don't know where to start.  I NEED this book - now, … Continue reading A Review of From the Query to the Call by Elana Johnson