The Thanksgiving holidays are over so we are back to a regular posting schedule! This week Kelly and JJ are discussing Conferences and Festivals: what they are, which ones are worth attending depending where you are in your career, etc. Show Notes The different types of festivals and conferences Craft-based (e.g. MWA, RWA, SFWA, and SCBWI) Industry (e.g. BEA, ALAN, NCTE, etc.) Reader or consumer-oriented (e.g. Comic-Cons, BookCon, YALLFest, Rochester Teen Book Festival, etc.) Before […]
WE’RE BACK! JJ and Kelly have at long last found a way to be together…on the metaphorical airwaves, so to speak. Some catching and answering of questions are owed y’all. We think this is the return to our regularly scheduled podcast episodes, so stay tuned!
Whoops. We kinda vanished on you. Sorry for the unintended radio silence over these past few weeks while Kelly’s been sick and JJ’s been without a computer! We ask for your patience and understanding for just a little while longer, while we get things in order so that we can pick up recording Pub Crawl on a regular schedule. We miss you guys!
Kelly and JJ answer questions this week! What does it mean when an agent or editor follows you on twitter? How can you be an effective moderator for a panel? How can you cancel your book contract or break up with your agent? You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Questions about being on Submission What does it mean when an agent or editor follows you on twitter? The truth? It doesn’t mean anything. It doesn’t […]
JJ and Kelly wrap up their Summer of Archetypes with Coming of Age narratives! Did you read and love The Pigman in middle school? We did. Also, we can’t help but discuss the Handbook for Mortals/NYT Bestseller List shenanigans! If this episode seems particularly choppy, that’s because we were interrupted several times by Kelly’s 3 year old daughter, who makes a guest appearance in the bloopers. Coming of Age Stories Although some of us may […]