Author Archive | Sooz

5 Things I Learned in 2014 & Some Resolutions for 2015

I think of 2013 as “The Year I Learned To Accept Publishing For What It Is (and to stop whining about it)”, and that year held a lot of rough, pretty low patches for me. I wasn’t the only one. In fact, if you do a quick scan of blogs from other authors in my debut year (2012), you’ll see almost every one went through the same emotional highs, lows, and fist-clenching frustrations. It’s just part […]

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A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style

Hi all! My name is Jaida Temperly and I’m a Literary Assistant at New Leaf Literary & Media. This is my very first post on Pub Crawl (cue confetti), so I thought it fitting that I post about what it’s like to be a Literary Assistant. But in GIF style, of course. Enjoy! xJaida A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style Every day begins with a modest cup of coffee… …followed by […]

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5 Tips for Researching a Novel & Cover Reveal!

I, Susan, am a huge time travel dork. Like, I grew up on a steady diet of both time travel fiction and just straight science time travel books, so when I say that The Eighth Guardian is one of the BEST time travel books out there, I think I’m pretty qualified to make that assertion. 😉 Now, imagine my ABSOLUTE delight when the author of The Eighth Guardian, Meredith McCardle, asked if she could do a guest post + cover reveal […]

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A Reminder to Actually Write

I get a lot of emails (and tweets, tumblr asks, facebook messages, etc.) asking me about my process–and that’s great! I love sharing what I do, and I love hearing about what YOU do. But the thing is, no matter what my process is (or her process…or his process), at the end of the day, the writing is all that really matters. I think it’s easy to get caught up in different “methods” or “outlining plans” or […]

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The Silence of Six is now in stores!

I, Sooz, am so incredibly excited for E.C. Myers’ latest release: The Silence of Six. Not only is Myers a fellow Pub Crawler, but he’s also an Andre Norton Award winner. In other words: he’s a damned good writer. Plus, even if he didn’t wield magical powers over prose, just read this summary or check out the amazing trailer. “What is the silence of six, and what are you going to do about it?” These are the last words […]

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