Every writer seeking traditional publication will submit their project to agents and/or editors at some point. Writing that submission email can be stressful. You want to get it right, right? In this post, I break down the parts of a query letter and talk you through each one. At the end, I’ve included a sample […]
Booklovers and their Tchotchkes
Folks love their tchotckes. We display them in curio cabinets, on shelves in our living rooms and studies, even on the dashboards of our cars. Booklovers are no exception. While I’m no fan of visual clutter in my living or workingspaces, I have a few prized booklover tchotchkes, all presents from fellow booklovers. Here are three of my […]
Fab Review for Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies!
Author/blogger Lee Wind is well known for caring deeply about writers, so his recommendation of WRITING YOUNG ADULT FICTION FOR DUMMIES on the SCBWI blog makes me super proud: “Deborah Halverson (who I’m always so impressed with) has put together a really useful guide… Her book is packed with good stuff.”
Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies Book Trailer!
Check it out! My new Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies book trailer…
One Chapter to Go!
Less than five months ago I signed the contract to write Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies. As of yesterday, I have one chapter left to write. Nearly 300 pages, done! It’s an exhilarating way to ring in the new year. It’s also the reason I haven’t updated my blog as frequently as I did […]