Writing for Writers

Top 10 Middle Grade Novel Agents

Check out this list! http://www.darcypattison.com/marketing/top-10-middle-grade-novel-agents/   My goal is to query each and every one of them by the summer of 2013. It’s good to have goals. Advertisements

News from the New Yorker Hotel – Tesla Memorial Conference 2013

  This past weekend I attended the Tesla Memorial Conference including the Spirit Award Benefit and Reception.  For more information visit http://teslasciencefoundation.org/iTesla/index.php/en/. I have also been asked by Nikola Lonchar, president of the Tesla Science Foundation, http://teslasciencefoundation.org/iTesla/index.php/en/home/meet-our-president, to be a board member at large for the Tesla Science Foundation. While at the conference at the New Yorker Hotel […]

SCBWI Eastern PA Fall Critique Fest 2012 Success!

The annual Eastern PA SCBWI Fall Critique Fest in Lancaster, PA, at the Manheim Township Public Library was everything I’d hope it would be and more.  I met some terrific writers, editors, and agents.  The workshops were helpful and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed Edie Hemingway’s workshops A Look at Setting Through the Eyes of Your […]

Joel Levinson’s New Book, The Reluctant Hunter

JOEL LEVINSON IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT HIS DEBUT NOVEL THE RELUCTANT HUNTER IS NOW AVAILABLE It can be ordered through iUniverse, Amazon, or Barnes&Noble. In addition to the information below, please visit joellevinsonauthor.com Click here to learn more about the book, The Reluctant Hunter by Joel Levinson. More about the author as quoted from the dust […]

Writer’s Digest “Dear Lucky Agent Contest” LIVE for Writers of Middle Grade Novels!

Check out this terrific contest for authors of middle grade fiction!  I’m going to enter!  Are you? Visit http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/11th-free-dear-lucky-agent-contest-middle-grade-fiction to find out what you have to do to submit your work. You only have until August 27th to enter this contest, so hurry! Wish me luck, and I wish you luck, too!

Illustrator Mark Mattson’s Post about my Emic Rizzle Kickstarter

Check out Mark Mattson’s Blogspot! http://mattsonstudio.blogspot.com/2012/07/kickstart-my-heart-emic-rizzle-tinkerer.html I was a fan of Mark’s work long before I met him and now I am fortunate enough to have him as a part of this project.  We have a terrific character here and we want to share her with the world!  

Interview with Writer Justin Kramon, Author of Finny (Random House 2010)

On June 20, while attending Arcadia University’s MFA level Creative Writing Institute, I had the opportunity to hear Justin Kramon read from, and talk about, his book Finny.  On writing, he said, “It’s more like being in a mental institution.  You spend a lot of time thinking about imaginary people, things they might say, and […]