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Query Letter Critique (YA Contemporary)

Original Query: Almost fainting onstage should be a foolproof way to lose a battle of the bands. But seventeen-year-old singer Charlie’s sabotage backfires, and her all-girl band the Wretched Gretchens takes first place anyway. Cue the sappy “Hallelujah” music. It’s not that Charlie wants her band to break up—she’s just sick of her stage persona… Continue reading Query Letter Critique (YA Contemporary)

Authors, Inspiration, Quotes

Smiles like sunbeams

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."  — Roald Dahl I posted this quote on twitter yesterday afternoon, but some things are worth repeating. Growing up I adored everything Roald Dahl had to offer, from Matilda to the BFG, James & the… Continue reading Smiles like sunbeams


Different Drum

Guess what darlings? I'm posting songs/videos for the remainder of the week. Get those booties shaking. Happy Hump day, #WW and Top Chef night. XOXOXO

Inspiration, Pictures worth a thousand words, Quotes, Twitter

It is the pen which dreams!

It's #Writer's Wednesday on Twitter, #WW and I'd like to send out a special 'hello' to all of my writing friends out there. I know I've said it before, (countless times) but you are so awesome. We're now 1,500 friends strong on Twitter and I've gotten a chance to know a lot of you personally.… Continue reading It is the pen which dreams!