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Carissa Taylor
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Writer of YA sci-fi/fantasy rep'd by Jason Anthony of LMQ. Sustainability PhD. 3/4 vegan, 1/4 Earl Gray, 4/4 mom. Lover of Firefly, geeky games, and tidepools.
Writer of YA sci-fi/fantasy rep'd by Jason Anthony of LMQ. Sustainability PhD. 3/4 vegan, 1/4 Earl Gray, 4/4 mom. Lover of Firefly, geeky games, and tidepools.

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Researching Literary Agents
You've got your book. You've got your query. You want to be published by one of the Big Five publishers, which means you now need a Literary Agent. So how do you find a Literary Agent that will be a good fit? Thankfully it's an easy, two step process  ... t...
Researching Literary Agents
Researching Literary Agents
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Query Lab #4 - April Giveaway Open
Query Lab #4 Giveaway image:  holdentrils In case you missed it,  The Query Lab  is a new feature on my blog. After getting through the query trenches myself I wanted to give back to the writing community! When the giveaway runs, I'll open up a submissions ...
Query Lab #4 - April Giveaway Open
Query Lab #4 - April Giveaway Open
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Authors of Color - A Reading Resource List
Need to find books written by Writers of Color and Native Authors? This is a set of resources for you! Apologies in advance -- most of these links will be heavily weighted toward authors of YA / MG, because that is what I gravitate toward. However, I will k...
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Top Ten Underrated Books on Goodreads (under 2000 ratings)
So I haven't done a Top Ten Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish in AGES, but I just had to jump in on this week's topic, which is: Top 10 Books that have under 2000 ratings in Goodreads If you'd like to participate in this bloghop, jump on over to The Br...
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Query Lab #3 - July Giveaway Window Open
Query Lab #3 Giveaway Open image:  holdentrils In case you missed it,  The Query Lab  is a new monthly feature on my blog! Each month, I'll open up a submissions window for those interested in receiving a Query & 1st 10 page critique from me. When the sub w...
Query Lab #3 - July Giveaway Window Open
Query Lab #3 - July Giveaway Window Open
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Query Lab #2: MG Fantasy Query Critique
Query Lab #2 : MG Query Public Critique image:  holdentrils Welcome to The Query Lab! The Query Lab is a new feature on my blog. Each month, I host a giveaway and three winners receive a private query & 1st 10 page critique/consultation from me, while one v...
Query Lab #2: MG Fantasy Query Critique
Query Lab #2: MG Fantasy Query Critique
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Query Theory 101: Successful Query Database
Successful Query Letters Database Image: Pixabay Vonriesling I've talked about Query Anatomy , and the Query Pitch , but one of the best ways to learn how to write a query letter is by examining successful queries. There are lots of places on the interwebs ...
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Query Lab #2 - SFFPit Edition: Giveaway Open Until June 3
Query Lab #2 Giveaway Open Now image:  holdentrils In case you missed it,  The Query Lab  is a new monthly feature on my blog! Each month, I'll open up a submissions window for those interested in receiving a Query & 1st 10 page critique from me. When the s...
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Query Lab #1: YA Urban Fantasy Query Critique
Query Lab #1 : YA Urban Fantasy Query Public Critique image:  holdentrils Welcome to The Query Lab! The Query Lab is a new feature on my blog. Each month, I host a giveaway and three winners receive a private query & 1st 10 page critique/consultation from m...
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Query Lab #1: YA Urban Fantasy Query Critique
Query Lab #1 : YA Urban Fantasy Query Public Critique image:  holdentrils Welcome to The Query Lab! The Query Lab is a new feature on my blog. Each month, I host a giveaway and three winners receive a private query & 1st 10 page critique/consultation from m...
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