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Tessa Emily Hall
Author of inspirational and authentic YA fiction.
Author of inspirational and authentic YA fiction.

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How to Make a Manuscript (More) Perfect: Guest Post by Katie Clark
About Katie: KATIE CLARK started reading fantastical stories in grade school and her love for books never died. Today she reads in all genres; her only requirement is an awesome story! She writes inspirational romance for adults as well as young adult specu...

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Dear Young Writers, Don't Give Up Yet: Guest Post by Caitlin Lambert
About Caitlin:  Caitlin is the mind behind Quills & Coffee, where she shares tips, tools, & encouragement for writers. She writes YA sci-fi/fantasy novels, and is currently querying her second book, WHAT LIES ABOVE, while drafting her third. When she’s not ...

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The Three C's of Why Writing Conferences Are Valuable
Pin This! (NOTE: This post originally  appeared in SoCal Christian Writer's Conference's newsletter. You can sign up for their mailing list by clicking here .) I met my first publisher at a writing conference when I was sixteen-years-old. Since then, I’ve a...

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8 Ways Aspiring Authors Can Build a Foundation for a Novelist Career
Pin It! A novelist career isn't built overnight. Similar to any other profession, aspiring writers must invest necessary time (and money!) into turning their dream into a reality. However, unlike other careers -- such as being a teacher, nurse, or a lawyer ...

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"The Sound of Emeralds" Birthday Blog Tour by Rachelle Rea Cobb
I'm pleased to once again welcome my writer friend, Rachelle Rea Cobb, to my blog to celebrate  The Sound of Emeralds birthday blog tour! The Sound of Emeralds is the third installment in the Steadfast Love series, an inspirational historical romance set

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Why I Refuse to Relent in Pursuit of My Dreams {+ Amazing Giveaway!}
Pin This! Write fiction books. Write non-fiction books. Act in Christian films. Work behind the camera of a Christian film. Screenwrite. Become a literary agent. Become an acquisitions editor. Launch a Christian magazine/ministry for teens. Own or work at a...

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16 Publishing Terms Every Aspiring Author Should Know
Pin This! If you’re planning to attend a writing conference any time soon, it may be wise to freshen up on your industry knowledge. A great place to start is by familiarizing yourself with publishing terms and their meanings. You don’t want to find yourself...

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My 1st Live TV Interview + PURSUE Magazine is Now Available via Pre-order!
Last week I had my very first live TV interview! For those of you who watched it live online and/or sent your prayers and well wishes, thank you! If you've followed my blog for a while now then you might know that I've had to face my fear of public speaking...

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How I Landed a Book Contract at 16-Years-Old
Pin This! It wasn’t my goal to become a “teenage author”; I simply had the desire to use my teen years wisely. I knew time was valuable, and if I could go ahead and begin to pursue my passion, then wouldn’t that mean I could have a head start by the time I ...

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How to Submit to an Agent: Do's and Don'ts
Pin This ! The other day I stopped by one of my favorite writing blogs, The Write Conversation, and shared tips on how to submit to an agent. { Check it out by clicking here !}
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