By Vanessa Di Gregorio – Spring is (sorta) here. Hurrah! Good riddance, snow! As much as I love curling under a warm blanket to read in the winter months, it just doesn’t compare to the feeling of warm sunshine. But Spring also means rainy days, and nights that are uncomfortably chilly compared to the balmy days […]
By Vanessa Di Gregorio – I know, I know. These are hardly “upcoming” titles anymore, but still! Cut a girl some slack. February is a short month, and it also happens to be one of the busiest months for me, work-wise. March is almost just as hectic… and so. That leads us to this: A dual […]
By Vanessa Di Gregorio – How are we already halfway through January? And how is it already 2014?! Not that I’m complaining, because this just means it’s the start of yet another year of AWESOME. And because I need of all of the books! Okay, okay… granted, I can barely see my floors now – but […]
by Vanessa Di Gregorio — Earlier this year, I was asked by my former boss, a literary agent who moonlights as a teacher, to talk to his Publishing Trade Overview class about my job as a sales rep. My first reaction, of course, was to panic. I mean…ME, speak in front of a class? Oh […]
By Vanessa Di Gregorio – December is here! If you’re at all like me, the majority of your wish list has been (and, let’s be honest, still is) full of books. Apparently, working in publishing doesn’t change that. I even go so far as to share these book-filled wishlists with others. Forget sweaters and socks […]
Janice Hardy lives in Georgia with her husband, a yard zombie, three cats, and one very nervous freshwater eel. Her novels include The Shifter, Blue Fire, and Darkfall from Balzer+Bray/Harper Collins, and the non-fiction book, Planning your Novel: Ideas and Structure.