Author Archive | Adam

A Day in the Life of Literary Agent Suzie Townsend

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 6:30 A.M. The first alarm goes off. 6:40 A.M. The second alarm goes off (I’m not a morning person). This time, I’m up. I quickly open up Mailbox on my phone before I get out of bed and check my email. A client has sent me a manuscript to read, but there’s nothing I have to respond to immediately. So I read The Skim. Then I email MarcyKate Connolly to wish her […]

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Guest Post: Getting Personal in your Work…

A Breadcrumb Trail To The Heart: Getting Personal and Giving Back by Heather Demetrios People often want to know how much of myself I put into my books. This question always makes me nervous. If there’s a lot of me, is that cheating? Is it somehow gauche? Reading is such an intimate experience, and it can be a little terrifying to bare your soul on the page and then talk about it after. I know […]

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Why I’ve Stopped Tweeting #AmWriting

LIFE REMINDER: The writing routines that work for me may not work for you. If you’re a morning writer, I want to be you so badly it’s reminding me of that time as a kid where I wanted to be Mary Poppins and would jump off the living room couch in my mother’s heels and a toy umbrella. (Yes, there are pictures of this. No, you can’t see them.) But the only time I’m ever awake […]

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Cover Reveal for INKED by Eric Smith + Words from Cover Designer

JENNY: It’s such a pleasure to be here today to talk a little bit about the design of INKED’s cover, it was a truly collaborative process with the Bloomsbury Spark team and I’m excited to see it revealed to the world today! The design for Inked started first and foremost with the type. Often times the concept for a cover takes a great deal of time and research, hunting for the right visual or visuals […]

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Nine Halloween Reading Recommendations!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, READERS! Some of the members of Team PubCrawl wanted to share our recent Halloween-esque favorites! I hope you’ll let us know what spooky reads you’ve discovered recently in the comments section. Adam Silvera Rooms by Lauren Oliver breathes new life into ghost stories. There’s an ensemble cast, and my favorite narrators were Alice and Sandra, two ghosts inhabiting the walls of this old house. There are family secrets, the sudden appearance of a new ghost, […]

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