So the winner of Downburst is Kevin Smith. Way to go! I’ll be back to posting next week, so see you all then.
Robison, Katie. Downburst. Quil Books, 2011. Kit’s only goal is to stay alive. Right now, that means dodging brutal gangs while peddling fake I.D.s on the back streets of Winnipeg. But things get complicated when Kit sells a license to a girl named Aura—a girl who could almost be her twin. Caught in the wrong […]
So over at The YA Sisterhood blog, they are having nominations for the coolest guys in YA. Take a second to go and add your nomination, and be careful to read the rules! Link here: http://ya-sisterhood.blogspot.com/2012/06/ya-crush-tourney-20-nominations.html My friend, Brodi Ashton is asking for nominations for Jack (or Cole) from her book, EVERNEATH. Which is just […]
Ten tips on sending that query letter: 1. Make sure you spell the agent’s name right. 2. Mention if you are a twitter / blog follower. That means you know more about their tastes and preferences (hopefully you’ve been paying attention). 3. When you first send out that query letter, test it out. Send it […]
Ah, the road to getting published. Full of bumps and bruises, potholes and pitfalls. So what’s the best way to navigate it? By being prepared. So here’s a little checklist of questions to ask yourself to know if you are prepared to query. See how far you can get down the list. 1. Is your […]