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SCBWI MidSouth: Lessons learned from the first pages session

I had the pleasure of attending SCBWI Midsouth last weekend, and I have notes to share. Some of the most talented people in the industry were there teaching us, and these little nuggets of wisdom may be as fresh for you as for me. 346 more words

Margaret Wells

W.O.W. - Writer Odyssey Wednesday with Tracey Neithercott

Every writer has their own path to publication. Some paths are long and winding. Others are a straight shot. No matter the tale, the journey always involves ups and downs, caution signs, and for some, serious roundabouts, but what always remains is the writer’s commitment to their craft and their enduring dream to see their work on bookshelves one day. 1,136 more words


Monday Muse: Query Schmery

Please, don’t let today’s title fool you… I’m simply trying to follow Dumbledore’s advice and find the happiness (even in these, the darkest, of times) by turning on a light. 197 more words

Ways to Pump Yourself up for Querying

Let’s be real. Querying is a long, frustrating and disheartening process. Sometimes it takes a bit of extra go to actually get the courage and energy to email those query letters. 353 more words



If you ask any writer about the process of connecting with their agent (or publisher), the majority will say the most difficult part was querying. Not only the actual process of sending out the letters/emails, but formulating the query itself. 404 more words


Something different, something fun

I thought I would do something a little different today. Something just for fun.

I am still working through the information from my consultation and making the revisions and changes necessary to my Query letter and Synopsis. 290 more words


EEEP! I'm Nerve-cited

Today I have my meeting with the literary consultant. I am both nervous and excited. My son calls it nerv-cited.

I’m excited to be taking this step forward in the process to get my book published. 155 more words