It’s time once again for book award season, and as usual, there is much discussion about snubs, surprise nominations, and familiar faces appearing on these lists. As most of us would agree, taste is subjective, and one person’s gem can easily be another person’s flop. I know I’ve definitely questioned the presence/absence of more than one title over the years on the awards circuit, and have been disappointed when a favourite title just doesn’t seem […]
Hey, all! 🙂 In case you were unawares, my next two upcoming books are Middle Grade instead of Young Adult, and today, I wanted to talk a little about the different experiences I’ve had writing for these two age groups. Of course, I don’t have nearly as much experience with the Middle Grade side of things, yet—my first one doesn’t release until Summer 2017. But with one book through copyedits and the other quickly shaping […]
Stacey: We’d love to start by hearing a little more about your blogging routine. How do you decide which books to read? How many books do you read a week? Do you try to review a variety of genres? Nancy: It all depends on blog tour obligations and when post commitments are due. In regards to the books I read, it’s a combination of author commitments and whatever books that I feel that I can […]
This week JJ and Kelly wrap up their Publishing 301 series with WARRANTIES and INDEMNITIES, or what you are actually on the hook for when you sign a publishing contract, so to speak. Also, they FINALLY have some recommendations for you this week, as both are slowly returning to consuming media after an entire summer off.
This week Kelly and JJ continue their Publishing 301 series with PERMISSIONS & FAIR USE, or Wherein They Define Copyright and How Not to Violate It. Also Kelly is training for her first 5K and JJ went to Savannah and possibly took a picture of a ghost.