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Carrie Pestritto Houlihan
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The Joys of Agenting
This month has been a really great one for me!  I got an awesome deal for  EM Castellan 's IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN, which I've been describing as a YA Versailles with magic (makes you squeal, doesn't it?).   I've also gotten to see covers for  Shauna Holyo...
The Joys of Agenting
The Joys of Agenting
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Happy Pub Day!
Tomorrow is the pub day for  Christina Matula-Hakli 's adorable picture book,  THE SHADOW IN THE MOON , which shares a contemporary retelling of the Chinese​ folktale about the Mid-Autumn Festival!   Booklist  particularly enjoyed the illustrations, which t...
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Happy Pub Day!
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Tip Time
It's Tip Time!  This month I thought I would talk about  how to nail your genre .   I see a lot of queries where authors get their genre wrong or in an abundance of caution, classify their manuscripts using the broadest possible strokes, e.g. "I am querying...
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Tip Time
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Happy Pub Day!
Tomorrow is the pub day for  Rie Neal aka Melody Reed 's third book in the Major Eights series,  THE MAJOR EIGHTS: THE GOO DISASTER! .  The series has gotten great reviews in  PW  and  Booklist  so far and I'm so excited to have Rie here to talk about this ...
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Happy Pub Day!
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Tip Time
It's Tip Time! This month I wanted to talk about  how you should interact with agents .  Ninety percent of the time, I'm impressed with how professionally and positively authors communicate with my and my colleagues.  But there is that other 10% time that m...
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Tip Time
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Query Critique
Query critique time!  For everyone who enters (and those who don't) spread the word so that even if you don't submit a query, you encourage others to read and comment.  Thanks :) If you're not familiar with how to enter, take a look at my  previous post  to...
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Query Critique
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Happy Pub Day!
I have another great book publishing tomorrow:  Alana Delacroix 's  MASKED DESIRE , the second book in her  Masked Arcana series  with Kensington Lyrical!  The series is about supernatural beings living in Toronto, their ruling council, and the mysteries an...
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Happy Pub Day!
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Happy Pub Day!
Tomorrow is the pub day for Greg Bruno 's  BLESSING FROM BEIJING: INSIDE CHINA'S SOFT-POWER WAR ON TIBET , which untangles the chains that tie Tibetans to China and examines the political, social, and economic pressures that are threatening to destroy Tibet...
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Happy Pub Day!
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Tip Time
It's Tip Time!  This month, I thought I would talk a bit about  first chapter faux pas , which I originally did a webinar on for Pitch Wars earlier this month .  I had a lot of fun preparing for the webinar and speaking to everyone, and because I want all o...
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Tip Time
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Query Critique
Query critique time!  For everyone who enters (and those who don't) spread the word so that even if you don't submit a query, you encourage others to read and comment.  Thanks :) If you're not familiar with how to enter, take a look at my  previous post  to...
Query Critique
Query Critique
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