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Monday, December 5, 2016
Our next adventure! THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD BE READING.
At long last, Sara and I can unveil our new book recommendation website! Without further ado, we present: THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD BE REA...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Crafting a Novel’s Pitch: 7 Tips (Guest Column by Chuck Sambuchino)
(This column excerpted from GET A LITERARY AGENT , from Writer’s Digest Books.) If you’re writing a novel or memoir, the most important ...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
25 Debut Authors Share Advice for Getting Published (Guest Post by Chuck Sambuchino)
(Column excerpted from the Guide to Literary Agents , from Writer’s Digest Books) I love interviewing debut authors. I interview them fo...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
15 Questions to Ask a Literary Agent Before You Sign (Guest Column by Chuck Sambuchino)
(This column excerpted from GET A LITERARY AGENT , from Writer’s Digest Books.) Because literary agents have connections to the top edit...
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Book recommendation! SALVAGE by Alexandra Duncan
Sara did a super fun SALVAGE review in gif form a few months ago that convinced me to read it ... but once I had, I wanted to add my own re...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
My unexpected love for THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski
PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL IN THE FANCY DRESS! Annnnnnd that's my acknowledgment that, when I first saw this book at ALA in Janua...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
BEA 2014 Recap — in tweets (and retweets)!
WEDNESDAY: Arrival in NYC and Book Blogger Con After a 4am wakeup, I met Sara at the train station! Waiting for the train to NYC in 30t...
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