Interview with A.C. Gaughen, author of Scarlet

About SCARLET… Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually […]

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Interview with Beth Revis, author of A Million Suns

Today we have the amazing Beth Revis answering a few questions! We may or may not have loosened her up with extra beer and Nutella first. Have you ordered A Million Suns yet? We’re definitely excited for this book! ACROSS THE UNIVERSE Godspeed was fueled by lies. Now it is ruled by chaos. It’s been three months since Amy was unplugged. The life she always knew is over. And everywhere she looks, she sees the walls […]

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In Too Deep Releases Today!

So, we’re adding a second post to our normal schedule for a very special, VERY EXCITING announcement. Because… MANDY HUBBARD’S IN TOO DEEP RELEASES TODAY!!!! CONGRATS, MANDY!!!!! Not only is IN TOO DEEP a fabulous book, but it is also a Junior Library Guild Selection! We are so, so proud to have Mandy in Pub Crawl (she’s one of our original Let The Words Flow members, actually!). Not only is she incredibly kind and awesome, but we’ve […]

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After the Editorial Letter: a peek at revising under contract

Today is my birthday! (*does happy dance*) A year ago this time, I had just finished signing with my agent. My how things have changed! A huge milestone these past twelve months was selling my book, and after that, it was surviving my editorial revisions for Taken, which are finally nearing completion. So I thought we’d take a quick look at what happens after an author receives their first editorial letter and jumps into the […]

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Creating the Perfect Foil

“Whenever I marry,” she continued after a pause which none interrupted, “I am resolved my husband shall not be a rival, but a foil to me.” —Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Ask a friend to tell you about the last book she read that made a big impression on her, and chances are she will tell you about the characters. If I think about my own favorite books, the characters are what come to mind […]

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