middle grade

23rd Free “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest: Middle Grade

UPDATE: Marisa has chosen the 3 winners (no order): Eric Davis: Arthur Kuss: Gladiator Sheridan MacAuley: Lexi Max vs. The Dinocalypse Catherine Arguelles: Dishonesty is Green ——————— Welcome to the 23rd (free!) “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest on the GLA blog. This is a FREE recurring online contest with agent judges and super-cool prizes. Here’s...

5 Things I Learned on Deadline

My debut novel, ALIVE, recently hit shelves and I remember the pressure as my first deadline loomed. A couple years ago I was graduating law school, starting my first “big girl” job and taking work-for-hire gigs. A slew of rejections under my belt had made me slow to dedicate myself to...

7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by Jennifer Latham

This is a recurring column I’m calling “7 Things I’ve Learned So Far,” where writers (this installment written by Jennifer Latham, author of SCARLETT UNDERCOVER) at any stage of their career can talk about writing advice and instruction as well as how they possibly got their book agent — by sharing seven things they’ve learned along their...

Tips for the Writer With No Routine

BY ERIN ENTRADA KELLY To enter to win a copy of BLACKBIRD FLY, leave a comment—share your best tip for finding or keeping a writing routine, tell your “how I got organized” story, or just say hi to Erin Entrada Kelly. All comments count as an entry, but each commenter will be considered...