I just learned about this event today and wish I could have attended. The above quote by Walter Dean Myers, a children's book author and best known for young adult literature reveals a lot about the way I started to feel when I realized that a lot of the books I read didn't reflect me in … Continue reading Books Transmit Values
The Query’s the Thing!
In William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, the main character of the eponymous title states “the play’s the thing” in order to bring to light the truth about his father’s murder. Well, the query’s the thing for writers to grab the attention of an editor or agent! When querying, the first few pages are key! Writers often … Continue reading The Query’s the Thing!