“The Cold War Meets The X-Men”

September 27th, 2016
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Michael Martinez’s MAJESTIC 12: INCEPTION released earlier this month and look at this amazing praise and publicity rolling in! The Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy blog called it, “high-octane action!” Kirkus listed it as a top Supernatural Thriller! Michael was asked to talk about “Writing About Racism and Sexism in Historical Fantasy” on the […]

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THE WEIGHT OF ZERO in Seventeen Magazine!

August 18th, 2016
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Huge round of cheers to Karen Fortunati and her amazing publicity staff at Delacorte/ Penguin Random House – THE WEIGHT OF ZERO was featured in Seventeen Magazine this month! THE WEIGHT OF ZERO is Karen’s debut young adult novel – an intense yet hopeful story about a young woman struggling with bipolar disorder and the […]

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What Comes After: Marketing

December 6th, 2011

We talk a lot here on the blog about attracting an agent, but for the lucky writers who find representation, that’s only the beginning. There’s still the dating game of trying to match a manuscript with an editor, and even after a contract is signed, there’s the long road to publication. So I thought we […]

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How to Promote Your Book

October 22nd, 2008

For the last two days, fellow literary agent Nathan Bransford has featured guest blogger Michelle Moran on How to Promote Your Book. I cannot recommend these two posts highly enough. They ought to be required reading for all writers, especially those with a contract in hand, and no idea what to do next. Read part one and part two.

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