About My Query: THE PHOENIX

March 11th, 2013

As promised, a special About My Query with comments by new wonderful new assistant Renee. Let’s go: Dear Kate Schafer Testerman, After the disastrous reanimation of Jenny Lee, Jenny’s Law made resurrection attempts illegal. Then how is it possible that 16-year-old Brielle Linley could wake up to a dead boy tapping at her window? It […]

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Welcome to the KT Literary Family!

March 11th, 2013

Some exciting news to share today. After five years on my own here in the offices of KT Literary, with thanks to some amazing interns and consultants, I am pleased to announce that Renee Nyen has officially joined the team. Renee is a brilliant editor who worked for years at Random House’s local offices, as […]

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About My Query: POLARIS

March 8th, 2013

I had a scheduling snafu last week, and so skipped a week of About My Query posts, but I will make that up to you on Monday, with an additional AMQ post with a special guest blogger/query reviewer. Stay tuned! Now for this week’s: Dear Ms. Daphne, Polaris isn’t just the safest place left on […]

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Huzzah! Hooray! Hullaballoo!

March 7th, 2013

Congratulations to Maureen Johnson, whose latest Shades of London novel THE MADNESS UNDERNEATH debuts at #6 on the New York Times bestseller list! Wahooooooo! MJ’s out here in Colorado with me now, after her final tour stop at The Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch, and we spent yesterday motoring between five different bookstores across the […]

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