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Wendy Parris
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THE LOST TREASURE OF FULL MOON LAKE
Here's a sneak peak at my latest novel: In a last-ditch attempt to save her family’s lake resort from the wrecking ball, twelve-year-old Mia turns to a Ouija board and awakens the spirit of a Depression-era gangster who claims he can help—but has his own se...
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Update on my latest middle grade manuscript - March 18, 2015
Been working hard, revising my latest MS to get it ready for the New England SCBWI conference next month! Here's a sneak peek at my pitch: Twelve-year-old Mia Molloy lives for vacations at the Wisconsin lake resort her family has owned for generations. So w...
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The wonderful community of writers at WriteOnCon helped me shape my MG paranormal WorkInProgress last month... I'm still completeing the first draft of THE OUIJA BOARD'S SECRET (or should I call it THE LOST LOOT OF FULL MOON LAKE? I don't know, still ponder...
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My WIP
Really excited about my work in progress. It's another middle grade mystery/ghost story of sorts, but it's also about a sibling relationship between the MC, Mia Molloy, and her brother Antonio. Only 10,000 words in, so it could certainly morph into somethin...
My WIP
My WIP
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My First Pitch Ever
Oooohh, it's been too long since I've blogged. I could wax poetic about my fabulous time at the 2014 SCBWI Winter Conference in NYC (highlights: Writer's roundtable at the plot intensives with author/editor Jill Santopolo from Philomel; hearing the inspirat...
My First Pitch Ever
My First Pitch Ever
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I'm the Featured Speaker at an Upcoming SCBWI Event!
On Wednesday, February 12 at 7 p.m., I'll be leading a conversation on online networking at the IllinoisSCBWI North Suburban Network meeting at The Book Stall in Winnetka. How fun is that? Here's the blurb sent to IllinoisSCBWI members: Greetings, Polar Vor...
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Pitch Wars and Prairie Wind
Quick update: This past week was very exciting—my Pitch Wars entry for GHOST FARM snagged a full request (as well as a ton of positive feedback from mentors and fellow writers), and my op ed was published in the current issue of The Prairie Wind (SCBWI-IL's...
Pitch Wars and Prairie Wind
Pitch Wars and Prairie Wind
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My Pitch Wars entry is up on Veronica Bartles' fabulous blog: So happy to have been chosen and know my manuscript has improved so much with the help of my mentor, Shannon Duffy.
Up in the Willow
Up in the Willow
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So, I made it into Pitch Wars ! Whoo-hoo! I'm a proud member of team #DuffysToughies, led by the inimitable Shannon Duffy . Busy working on edits for GHOST FARM, so I'm ready for the agent round coming up January 22 through 23. I'll let you know which blog ...
Up in the Willow
Up in the Willow
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My PitchWars Warrior Bio
Okay, I'm going to make this short and sweet. There is one very compelling accomplishment in my past that proves I will make a fabulous mentee! But first, some background for those few who aren't hip to PitchWars: Pitch Wars is a contest where published/age...
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