2022 We Need Diverse Books Mentorship Program

The WNDB Mentorship Program is open for applications from October 1-31! There are 16 mentorships for picture books, middle grade, YA, and illustration. The program will run from January to December 2022, and each mentorship will be unique. I am so honored to be mentoring YA! It's free to apply, and links can be found … Continue reading 2022 We Need Diverse Books Mentorship Program

Submission Demystified

This is part 6 of 6 of my series on the process of revising, signing with an agent, and submitting. Previous posts: Revisions Before The Call (what to prepare) The Call (including what questions I asked) After The Call: Client References Multiple Offers   There's a lot of mystery surrounding submission, and after going on sub, … Continue reading Submission Demystified

The Call

This is part 3 of my series on the process of revising, signing with an agent, and submitting. Previous posts: Revisions Before The Call What I needed for the call: a protein shake beforehand because I was too nervous to eat, but also didn't want to be hungry/lightheaded/malnourished a cup of tea a cup of … Continue reading The Call

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published – Review

Written by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, aka The Book Doctors Available on Amazon here. Brief description: Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come … Continue reading The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published – Review