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Querying Agents & Presses

I’ve been querying agents (and now some horror presses) since last October in a renewed effort to get an agent

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Mood Boards: Contemporary Ancestors

Last year I made a few mood boards–two for the book, two for the main character–as part of the lead-up

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Book Marketing: Frank Talk About Real Numbers

About a million years ago, I started my first author blog in order to talk transparently about book marketing and

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Book Review: T. Kingfisher’s THE TWISTED ONES

Are you reading T. Kingfisher? Are you devouring her books, perhaps physically, because they are SO AMAZING? Because if not,

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Book Review: Living Queer History

In my final semester at Appalachian State I wrote a review of Gregory Samantha Rosenthal’s Living Queer History, a nonfiction work

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Book Review: The Lonely Letters

Last semester I wrote a review of Ashon T. Crawley’s book The Lonely Letters for a class in my Appalachian Studies

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A #PitLight-Adjacent Post (A Day Late)

This year I participated in #PitLight, a fun, upbeat, authors-only social media pitch event for books we’re working on (or

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Recent & Upcoming Virtual & In-Person Schedule!

I recently did a bunch of online panels in various places: I recently moderated a super-fun Con-Tinual panel about the

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SplatterFlix 2022 at the Carolina Theatre of Durham!

I’m thrilled to be at the SplatterFlix Film Series at The Carolina Theatre of Durham this weekend! I’m selling books,

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StoryBundle: Best of the Indies

$5 for 5 books, or 15 books for a little more? Who can beat that? As I type this, A

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