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My Excerpt from the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest

Amazon worked tirelessly last week and this weekend and has fixed the major glitches (missing emdashes, weird characters replacing quotation marks and italics, and missing apostrophes) in the quarterfinalists excerpts from the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) Contest!!! There are … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Contest–I Made it to Round Two

It’s banana pancake drizzled in honey with vanilla ice cream good news. I made it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest!! I didn’t mention entering because I’ve entered a few contests and never made it beyond … Continue reading

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Backspace Writer’s Conference-Part III

The second day of the Backspace Writer’s Conference kicked off with an amazing presentation by Kristin Nelson on writing the perfect query letter pitch. She had a way of distilling it right down to the heart of what a pitch … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest: Pitch Critique Webinar

Last Thursday, I participated in the Writer’s Digest Webinar–Critique Series: Novel Queries & Pitches with Chuck Sambuchino. It was absolutely worth it. Chuck is a great speaker giving you  helpful tips and a good overview and then delving right into the … Continue reading

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