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Amy Wilson
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YA writer, repped by Amy Jameson of A+B Works
YA writer, repped by Amy Jameson of A+B Works

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My favs: blogs about writing
I've followed lots of writing blogs over the years, and these are the ones with staying power, for me: Craft blogs: Thinking through Our Fingers I like Thinking through Our Fingers for two reasons. One is that the posts are interesting and shine a light on ...

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Books from 2016
I read lots of great books last year. I always do, because if I don't
like something, I stop reading. Life is too short for books that don't
intrigue me! I logged 121 books and 47,093 pages on
Goodreads in 2016, which is typical for me. I got my first sm...

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2016 Books
I read lots of great books last year. I always do, because if I don't
like something, I stop reading. Life is too short for books that don't
intrigue me! I logged 121 books and 47,093 pages on
Goodreads in 2016, which is typical for me. I got my first sm...

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2016 Books
I read lots of great books last year. I always do, because if I don't like something, I stop reading. Life is too short for books that don't intrigue me! I logged 121 books and 47,093 pages on Goodreads in 2016, which is typical for me. I got my first smart...

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Peter the Great Tease
Peter the Great loved pranks and stocked his bigger-n-better version of Versailles, Peterhof, with trick fountains. Here's one in the front of the grotto. He'd leave a bowl of fresh fruit in the middle, and anyone who tried to reach for it would get soaked.

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Am I Icelandic?
This has been making the rounds on my facebook feed: And I find it delightful! I love getting books for Christmas, but my family claims it's hard to know what I've read already, so they don't usually try.  I always buy lots of books for the people I love--m...

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Pitching to Editors & Agents
I love writing conferences.  Pitching to agents and editors can be nerve-wracking, though.  I've had several opportunities to pitch manuscripts, and while I've found great information online about that pitch, I haven't seen much about the rest of the 10-15 ...

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November's Best Books
I'm behind in my book reviews because I have been in a positive glut of amazing, wonderful, re-readable books.  I remember when I stopped working and started staying home with my one-year-old, I'd go to the library and walk up and down the aisles (sighing) ...

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How Not to Pitch an Agent
My favorite writing conference of the year, LDStorymakers , is hosting a video competition with the prize of a free conference admission.  I am so not a video girl!  I have no patience for watching them.  I might be the only American who still hasn't seen a...

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The Fantasy Novelist's Exam
At my recent writer's conference, Jessica Day George gave a hilarious talk on 'How to Write Fantasy' ("Only the broadest topic ever," she said, "right after: 'How to Write Fiction'). I have a love-hate thing going on with fantasy.  I didn't read it growing ...
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