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Carrie Pestritto Houlihan
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This Is My Year
As my brain
slowly shuts down, signaling the end of the year, I have to share what an
exciting one it has been!  Each year is
stronger than the last, and I am THRILLED to say that this year was  the
best year yet , with deals for: Suzy Quinn MOTHER WARNED Y...

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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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Boss Baby Week
So I am pretty much always busy, but the last couple weeks have been INSANE.   I was speed-reading all the  Pitch Wars  entries that got immediate offers and making some of my own, wheeling and dealing with a publisher on an awesome YA fantasy deal (Whooo!!...

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The Ones Who Got Away, Vol. 2
A long time ago I wrote  a post   about how agents lust from afar (or from very close if you're Twitter friends) over certain projects that they've offered on and didn't get.  I think I wrote the previous post in a November, too, so there must be something ...

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Query Critique Winner
Hi all!  Here is this month's luck query critique winner! Dear Ms. Pestritto, Amelia Matthew has done the all-but-impossible, especially for an orphan in Gilded Age New York City. Along with her foster brother Jonas, she has parleyed her modest psychic tale...

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Happy Pub Day!
Tomorrow is the pub day for  Dorcas Cheng-Tozun 's  START, LOVE, REPEAT , a prescriptive guide about to how to keep your relationship strong when there's a start-up in the family!  Dorcas speaks from experience, as her husband is one of the founders of d.li...

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Quiz Time
I decided to make a fun quiz for you to take this week.  My mind was occupied with numbers a lot last week and so I decided to use some numbers to show you guys a bit about my agenting life!   Also, if for some reason the quiz isn't showing up on this post,...

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Quiz Time
I decided to make a fun quiz for you to take this week.  My mind was occupied with numbers a lot last week and so I decided to use some numbers to show you guys a bit about my agenting life!  Let me know you're surprised by the answers!

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Agent's Little Helpers
Hi, everyone, meet my interns!  I have three fabulous ladies helping me out and, this week, thought it would be fun to learn a little bit about them and hear what it is like working for me.  I have a lot of interns helping me out, which is sort of cheating,...
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