And therefore, I haven’t missed another day of blogging. In fact, I have lots to share! Do check out my Twitter feed on the sidebar for my tweets from BEA today. I expect to do more tweeting tomorrow as I follow Maureen Johnson around the Jacob Javitts Center, and continue […]
Another pause in our About My Query posts to answer a question from a blog reader. Also, for your information, these are the shoes I wore in high school. Anyway! Erin writes: I am a high school junior, and I have been re-writing my most recent novel. I believe that […]
Man, I’m really prolonging this, aren’t I? Before we get to today’s About My Query post, a question from a reader. Danae writes: I’ve always had a love for reading, and literature is my passion. I always thought I wanted to be an author, but then last year I listened […]
Sorry for my complete lack of postiness yesterday! After the weekend off, and a busy day going through queries, I just plum forgot! I try to make it up to you today, I’ll put up another About My Query post shortly, and will answer some of the questions posed in […]
For the Stormtrooper in your life, these space age shoes. And for B.R., the final “About My Query” for the week. I have more in my inbox to get to, but we’ll spread them out a bit moving forward, ok? If you want our esteemed guest panel’s review of your […]
Adjustable shoes for C.C., who is today’s “About My Query” contestant. We’re switching things up today, with an adult nonfiction proposal. Things to bear in mind: the tone and audience is vastly different from a YA or middle grade novel, but the query still needs to hook a reader. How’d […]
… for some distressing news. According to a new study, “Being overweight — or simply believing they are overweight — might predispose some U.S. teens to suicide attempts.” is this just me, or is this horrifying? It’s all about image for teens, and this study shows that reality has very […]
Some well-loved, worn-in chucks for P.G., our next “About a Query” participant. You all know the rules now, right? Someone shares a query, I make comments, then you make comments, and hopefully, we’re all very helpful. Ok, here goes!