OMGGGGG!!! ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI just landed on the NYT!!! which means STALKING JACK THE RIPPER is now a NYT bestselling SERIES!!! holy wow…it’s so hard to hit the series list and i am sitting here, tears streaming, absolutely STUNNED. as i was typing this up, my editor excitedly shared even MORE incredible news: EFH is… Continue reading ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI is a NYT and USA Today bestseller!!!
I couldn't be happier to announce that there will be a fourth and final book in the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series! Thank you so much to my FABULOUS agent and editor, and the entire team at JIMMY Patterson books for their dedication to telling this story the way it needs to be told. i… Continue reading Surprise! the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series is getting a fourth book + more!
it was a good thing my sister was driving when my phone rang a few minutes after 5pm today because OH MY GOODNESS, i was flailing like you wouldn't believe when my agent and editor excitedly passed along the news....HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA debuted on the NYT bestsellers list!!!! HOLY. WOW. YOU GUYS. Just LOOK at… Continue reading HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA is a NYT Bestseller!!!!
We got the news a few weeks ago that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER had made this year's BEA YA Buzz Panel, and it has been SUPER hard keeping this kind of secret from everyone. I've gotten a few questions from people outside of the industry about what it all means, and am posting some answers… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER made the 2016 BEA Buzz Panel!
“I can’t believe this is real life” has become my new mantra. If someone were to tell me three weeks ago that I’d be sharing this news with you, I’d think they were crazy. And clearly compulsive liars, and why the heck was I friends with such crazy compulsive liars?! I’d need to look into… Continue reading 5 words, 14 letters…I HAVE A BOOK DEAL!
A couple of amazing things I had to share with my fellow writing friends... If you’ve ever wanted an opportunity to ask a literary agent ANY question regarding publishing - now’s your chance! My agent (Barbara Poelle) is doing a monthly column for Writers Digest where she’ll be answering questions from YOU. No writing/publishing question… Continue reading Special Post: Ask an agent ANYthing and Harper is open to unagented submissions!
I’ve been asked by one of my lovely blog friends for a list of books that I’ve read (and recommend) so far this year. Well, I aim to please - so here’s ten of my favorite reads of 2012. I’m sure this list will continue to expand and grow with all the terrific books coming… Continue reading Ten Books I can’t get enough of in 2012
This post is going to be a little different because there are a few things happening around the interwebs that writers (and readers) might be interested in. I LOVE helping my peoples out when I can, so here you go! 1. There’s a new agent at my agency! *throws confetti* Here are some deets: Name:… Continue reading Lots of Sparkly Things Happening…
Hey writer friends I’ve got something for YOUUUU! My agent is doing another Writers Digest Webinar (From Cozy to Carnage: An Agent Explains the Ins and Outs of Thriller/Mystery Writing–For Both the Adult and YA Markets) on Thursday April 12th. Are you squinting at your screen wondering why you should be interested in this? If… Continue reading Attn Writers: My agent is doing a webinar!