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BIG SUR– Final Session

The conference ended with a open session of questions and answers from a panel of book experts. The five member group included: Melissa Manlove (Chronicle Books) Nick Healy (Capstone Young Readers/Switch Press) Note: He’s looking for a great YA memoir. … Continue reading

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BIG SUR– Query Tips

I’m coming to the finish line of this three day retreat. Well fed with both food and ideas to keep me going. Here are 10 thoughts if you have a Query in your writing future. They come from the panel … Continue reading

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BIG SUR– FIRST REPORT

Nothing like rainy weather and a mountain cottage to keep your focus on writing. I’ve completed two sessions with an agent and an editor/illustrator and have learned new insights with their feedback. I recommend you have someone read your pages … Continue reading

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Never Stop Learning the Craft

David Viscott: “In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try.” I always urge students to be in charge of their own learning. “Seek answers to your own questions and continue to have growth every … Continue reading

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