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Tune in to see literary agent Carlisle Webber respond live to pitch submissions! This session will begin at 7PM EST. At that time, you may need to refresh the page and click the play button. Rules for this session: Type of pitch: Query | Max length: 350 words | Genres/Age categories:YA and MG; all genres (fiction only) Special […]
This event originally aired on February 2, 2019 at 11:00am EST. After five years as a literary agent, behind the scenes publisher experience, and almost a decade working directly with thousands of writers, Mary Kole is spilling the deets on how you can gear up for a successful manuscript submission to literary agents or publishers. In […]
Weird. Dumb. Cry baby. Cold. Strange. Crazy. Irritating. Distant. Frustrating. Dense. Scary. Stupid. Confusing. Sad. Difficult. Pathetic. Unfriendly. Freak. These are some of the names myself and my children with depression, anxiety, panic disorder, ADHD, autism, and other issues have been called throughout our lives. Names that are sadly too typical. It is a howling […]
I was nine or ten years old when I became obsessed with Sailor Moon, a popular Japanese anime series about a girl who uses the powers of the moon to save the earth from forces of evil. After watching the first three seasons and reading the original graphic novels, I realized only a fraction of […]
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Hopefully by now, you have seen (or at least heard about) the 2018 release Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse. Everything in this film — animation, writing, music — is completely stunning. Today I want to talk about what is possibly the most famous scene: What’s Up, Danger? Take two and a half minutes to enjoy this […]
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Second Book Syndrome (secundus liber syndromos): an overwhelming sense of inadequacy, creative depletion and doubt at one’s life choice to become an author, often marked by physical signs, such as staring at blank Word documents, talking to self, Netflix binging, obsessive baking, and other distracting behaviors. Symptoms may vary writer to writer. So, you wrote […]