Happy Book Birthday Rebekah Crane!

August 6th, 2019

It’s release day for Rebekah Crane’s POSTCARDS FOR A SONGBIRD! Be sure to pick up this beautiful YA contemporary story about the ache to belong and the joy of feeling understood. Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley. First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister. Now living with only her cop […]

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On the Tenth Day of Christmas…

December 21st, 2017
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I’m sharing with you my top five favorite reads of 2017! It was a year of some amazing books, but the ones I loved the most are: THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas FROSTBLOOD by my dear friend, Elly Blake A PROPERLY UNHAUNTED PLACE by William Alexander CROSSING EBENEZER CREEK by Tonya Bolden THE […]

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“Self-Pubbed Books in Query” Ask Agent: Renee

April 14th, 2015
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Anonymous asks:¬†Thoughts on querying with self published projects in your history? I realize the self published things wouldn’t be query-able, also these things would be self-pub for business reasons (ie short story collection) not “no one else wanted it”. Should you mention it in your author bio for the new book or not, since new […]

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From the Archives: On the Seventh day of Christmas Vacation

December 28th, 2012
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Daphne took a tour through the archives, and thought you might want a refresher on the categories I use here. Or, ok, if I’m being honest, the Web Monkey told me I was using a category tag incorrectly, so I had to go through and retag something like a hundred entries, and so I’m putting […]

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Status Report

June 3rd, 2009

I still have a cold — which may be the flu, but I cannot yet say if I have any certain strain of the flu. Anyway, I’m back in the office now, but feeling pretty bad, so I’m going to get some sleep, see a doctor, and try to feel better. I’m a little behind […]

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