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Interview with Patrick Jennings, Author of Hissy Fitz!

As readers of this blog already know, PubCrawl is excited to help spread the word about Egmont USA’s spring 2015 list, a group which has banded together under the name Egmont’s Last List. It’s my pleasure to welcome Patrick Jennings as our guest here at PubCrawl today! (And we are giving away of one of Patrick’s books! More on that below…) I’m so thrilled to interview such a prolific writer of children’s books! Patrick’s website […]

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Interview with R.C. Lewis, author of Stitching Snow and Spinning Starlight!

Today is an exciting day for me, because I have the great pleasure of introducing you to R.C. Lewis, the author of STITCHING SNOW and the upcoming SPINNING STARLIGHT! I’m currently reading STITCHING SNOW, and I’m loving it! If you’re a fan of exciting sci-fi, filled with original characters and set in an amazing world, you need to check this out! Kirkus calls it a “clever, surprisingly gritty science-fiction version” of Snow White. (That grittiness […]

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Guest Post: Questions to Ask Your Publicist, Inside and Out

Dana Kaye, owner of Kaye Publicity In my experience, no matter how many books an author has published, whether they’re traditionally or independently published, or what their day job is, publicity is the one area that leaves many authors in the dark. Everyone wants to be on Ellen or have a rave review in the New York Times, but how does a publicist pull that off? And if those outlets aren’t attainable (which is the […]

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Interview with Sara B Larson, author of DEFY

We don’t post on Thursdays anymore, so I (Erin) can do a Speakeasy Thursday post on Friday, right? Let’s hope so because I am so excited to host this interview with Sara B Larson, author of DEFY and IGNITE (which comes out next week!). Welcome, Sara! DEFY has such an awesome main character — a tough-as-nails girl disguised as a boy and working within the royal guard. Did the idea for DEFY start with that heroine, or did […]

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

A Day in the Life of a Literary Assistant…GIF Style Every day begins with a modest cup of coffee… ..followed by checking and sending email. (And there is a lot of email.) There will undoubtedly be questions from clients, editors, and tv/film reps that I’m not entirely sure how to answer… …but I’m determined to learn and find answers/solutions… …so I go to the other agents at New Leaf Literary for advice. And ask a […]

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