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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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Quick Post #2 - Weeks 39 & 40
So. Technically this was a bit of a cheat, because I wasn't at Week 40 yet, and usually I take the photos at the end of the week, not the beginning, but I was starting to feel like Evie was coming sooner rather than later, so we decided to snap a photo at 3...

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Quick Post - Weeks 37 & 38: Backpack & Scooter
So, as you probably all know by now, Evie is here, and I never got around to posting the last few Weekly bump photos. I thought I'd do a quick partial catchup without the commentary because I'm running short on time. Hopefully soon I can come back to these ...

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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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Baby Bumps Take Two - Week 35 & 36: Rocket Ship & Cutie Pants
Well, here we are! My due date is essentially a month away (though that's shifting around -- more on that drama next post). Week 35 Week 36

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Baby Bumps Take Two - Week 33 & 34: Colby Cheese & Raggedy Andy
The weeks are flying by! Evie will be here soon! Evie isn't growing too much these days, which is good, because she's starting to max out Z's toy size! Week 33 Week 34

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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...

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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...

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Baby Bumps Take Two - Week 31 & 32: Sea Creatures & I Love You Books
.... And officially caught up! You may have noticed that Evie is the size of books lately. We're running out of toys that are her size! (Small apartment symptom = no space for big toys). Week 31 she was abou the size of the cloth Sea Creatures book that Joa...

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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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