Sunday, September 8, 2019

Hello, hello! I am thrilled to be mentoring YA again this year! For those who aren’t familiar, Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one mentee to work with on a specific manuscript for an agent showcase!


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hey there!! We are both so, SO glad you’re here. First of all:

In case it isn’t obvious by now, we’re mentoring YA, so if your MS is YA, YAYYY! (We’re also on the lookout for NA, though we’ll likely suggest you age it down.) Give us all your swoon-worthy romance, tortur...

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Pitch Wars hopefuls or not, all writers know queries are hard. REALLY hard. This final version is after a hundred edits (give or take) and had special help from my awesome mentor in 2016. It's my dual POV query that ultimately landed me my super fantastical agent - and...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

You've probably heard this advice: You shouldn't have a dream agent because you'll never know who that person is until you find them.

Well, it's true.

When I first started querying my second book years ago, I had found an agent whom I ADORED. I don't know what it was ab...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

What is The Astonishing Thing about?

The Astonishing Thing is the story of a troubled family and broken marriage, seen through the eyes of a cat named Boo. One day, the human mother of the family goes out and doesn’t return, and Boo is devastated. She’s determined to fi...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

There are many steps in the writing and editing process. All of them are important: -plotting, drafting, editing on your own, critique partners, and beta readers. But before you start sending queries, I firmly believe this should be your final step:

Read your manuscript...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Hi!! I'm so, so happy you're here!

So first off, yes I love Supernatural. Maybe we can chat about it and share fun gifs? (I have a bit of an addiction to gifs.) ;) I'm also binge watching Revenge. For the second time. So you may get some of those gifs, too.  =)


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A Pitch Wars Giveaway!

Hurry up and join the fun!


Wednesday, July 5, 2017

 Renée Dahlia is an unabashed romance reader who loves feisty women and strong, clever men. This author & fellow 17 Scribes member was kind enough to share an article about what happens after you've published your first book.

Getting a publishing contract for a book is...

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Since the ultimate writing contest, #PitchWars, is right around the corner, I figured I'd share some advice to those of you planning to enter this year!

I was lucky enough to be chosen as a 2016 mentee - and holy hell, did I learn a lot. If it wasn't for my critique par...

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