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NEWS! (The Good Kind)

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Hello Dear Friends,

I have some tremendous news: I'm honored and delighted to announce that

Sara Crowe, of Pippin Properties, is now my agent!  This is me these days:





In a word: HAPPY.

If you don't have much experience with the publishing industry, you might be wondering what having an agent means. The key point is that having a literary agent, a *good* literary agent is one of the most important steps on the path to selling and publishing a book. It's also one of the hardest to achieve. Agents are flooded with queries and sample chapters year round. They have to A) absolutely love a story and B) think they have a good chance of selling it, before they can offer representation to an author. When I queried Sara with TOUGH, my middle grade science fiction project, I knew the odds were slim to none that she'd pick it up. But she did. And with that YES, my life as a writer is on a new and thrilling path. Sara is an accomplished and well-respected professional in her field. …