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Query Time

My YA manuscript about a teenage con artist who lives the same year over and over to pull off perfect crimes has been completed and copyedited for weeks, but I’ve hesitated to actually submit it. Creating a story is a … Continue reading

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What Makes An Old Story Shiny and New?

Three months ago I would’ve said my first completed young adult manuscript was a junker. All the air had leaked from the tires and it stood abandoned by the roadside. My former agent didn’t want it, and thirty more agents … Continue reading

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Query Lessons Learned

The first time I queried a manuscript, I was a hot mess and didn’t even know it.  I hadn’t told a single person in my life I was secretly writing the nights away, dreaming of one day becoming a published … Continue reading

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