A Year in Queries

December 17th, 2010

I had great intentions this year to post quarterly status reports on my query stats, but I seem to have missed a quarter (here’s April and July, at least). A quick recap: in the first three months of 2010, I saw 1,297 queries and requested 20 partials, passing on all of them. In the next […]

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News Round-Up

May 24th, 2010

Before I head off to BEA and the possibility of less-than-daily posting, I wanted to share some recent news you may have missed. Shall we? Matthew Cody announced the title for his brilliant new middle grade novel — stay tuned for THE DEAD GENTLEMAN, coming to stores near you in Summer 2011! Carrie Harris is […]

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Congrats to REDWOOD!

February 16th, 2010

Congrats to S. Terrell French and the fabulous people at Amulet — Operation Redwood just won the 2010 National Green Earth Book Award for Children’s Fiction! Following is the press release: The 2010 Newton Marasco Foundation (NMF) Annual Green Earth Book Award winners reinforce the importance of environmental stewardship to our nation’s youth at a […]

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OPERATION REDWOOD a Top Ten (twice!)

November 17th, 2009

Just got some great news about S. Terrell French‘s Operation Redwood! First, from Daily Kos, which prefaces their list thusly: Best-seller lists, the air waves, oped pages, and blog posts have been filled with Steven Levitt’s and Steven Dubner’s shallow,truthiness-laden Superfreakonomics. […] There are, essentially, innumerable works more worthy of our attention and engagement, even […]

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Interview Links

November 4th, 2009

So, needless to say, I didn’t quite manage to set up the automatic posts I’d hoped to do. But I have been collecting some exciting links to share, now with more gremlins! (I got tired of posting pictures of chain links.) An interview with S. Terrell French is up on Cynthia Leitich Smith’s blog Cynsations, […]

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