Thanks to all of you who entered! Without further adieu, here are the winners. Query Critique: Rachel Chaney Alexandria Sturtz A.Y. Chao First Chapter Critique: Kimberly Bea Natasha Hertanto Sandra Budiansky $100 Discount on My Editorial Services: Jessica St. Louis Dante Medema And because I just can’t help myself… Wildcard winner who may choose (ONE) of any of the above prizes: Laura Wilson-Anderson! I will be contacting the winners shortly with further details. Please respond to said email within 48 hours or your prize will be given to someone else! If you’d like to stay up-to-date with my blog, follow me on Twitter and/or subscribe below toRead More →

Tomorrow picks will be announced for Pitch Wars. Yay! Excitement! For a select few, it’s going to be a great day, the culmination of a lot of hard work, and the start of even more hard work. However, for the vast majority, I’m not going to lie, you might have a rough time. It’s going to be disappointing, no matter how well you’ve prepared yourself. Maybe you’re reading this after picks have already been announced and your name’s not on the list and you’re feeling like a failure. Well, let me start by saying, you are not a failure. Not by a long shot. You have doneRead More →

To celebrate the recent Nebulas, where women swept the awards, I’m running a giveaway where one lucky entrant will win the following: A paperback copy of Uprooted by Naomi Novik; A paperback copy of Binti by Nnedi Okorafor; An e-book of Machinations by Hayley Stone (delivered upon release, July 26th, 2016) One e-book of their choice (must be a female author of science fiction or fantasy)    Entry is simple! Sign up to the Rafflecopter below through Facebook or by entering your email, and follow the entry instructions. Note: if you no longer use the email address tied to your FB, you will most likely never seeRead More →