Yearly Archives: 2016


Query and First Page Critique: YA Fantasy Dual POV

Earlier this month, I posted about giving a few critiques away in exchange for donations to charity. All three slots for this round have been taken, but you can follow me or Sounding Sea on Twitter to be the first to find out when I do another round! You can also sign up to get email alerts via Sounding Sea here (don’t worry, they’re […]

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Historical Fiction Query and First Page Critique

Earlier this week, I posted on my personal blog about giving a few critiques away in exchange for donations to charity. All three slots for this round have been taken, but you can follow me or Sounding Sea on Twitter to be the first to find out when I do another round! You can also sign […]


18 Etiquette Guidelines for Querying Literary Agents

The etiquette for querying literary agents is guided by unspoken rules. Everyone has slightly different ideas of what those rules are, and newbies can be left completely oblivious. I am a mentee in Pitch Wars again this year, and I have already seen a ton of questions about how to handle querying. As a querying […]


Exquisite Corpse: Baltimore Book Fest 2016

Thank you for those of you who stopped by our table at the Baltimore Book Fest! As promised, here is the story you helped us write! Unfortunately, mischievous book nymphs loved the second page so much, they stole it so they could read it forever. If they deign to return it to us lowly book-loving […]