Young Adult Author Sarah Suk and Query Trenching

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Young Adult Author Sarah Suk joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the writing group that started it all, Author Mentor Match, how being on submission was harder than … Continue reading Young Adult Author Sarah Suk and Query Trenching

Women’s Fiction Author Sierra Godfrey and Long Stretches of Silence

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Women’s Fiction Author Sierra Godfrey joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss how it's okay if you need longer than other writers, selling a book quickly by doing ten … Continue reading Women’s Fiction Author Sierra Godfrey and Long Stretches of Silence

QQQ: Non-fiction author Catherine Baab-Muguira and Literary Wisdom from Kevin Bacon

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Non-fiction author Catherine Baab-Muguira joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss 12 years of querying, the worst feedback she’s received, rewriting her book proposal top to bottom three times, … Continue reading QQQ: Non-fiction author Catherine Baab-Muguira and Literary Wisdom from Kevin Bacon

QQQ: Sci-Fi Author Nanci Schwartz and Why It’s Okay To Quit

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Sci-Fi Author Nanci Schwartz joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss learning to control what you can and letting the rest go, writing while pregnant, debuting during a pandemic, … Continue reading QQQ: Sci-Fi Author Nanci Schwartz and Why It’s Okay To Quit

QQQ: Kidlit Author Lyn Miller-Lachmann and the Five Year Drought

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Kidlit Author Lyn Miller-Lachmann joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss losing two agents, getting close and not getting remotely close, what her MFA did for her, having a … Continue reading QQQ: Kidlit Author Lyn Miller-Lachmann and the Five Year Drought

QQQ: Author and Poet Donna Gordon and the Desire to Put Words Together

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Author and Poet Donna Gordon joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss switching from poetry to prose, the impact of mentors, a long interruption of her writing career, how … Continue reading QQQ: Author and Poet Donna Gordon and the Desire to Put Words Together

QQQ: Women’s Fiction Author Roselle Lim and Using Your Petty Batteries

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Women’s Fiction Author Roselle Lim joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss parting with an agent, querying a book 120 times, how debuts are like weddings, crying on release … Continue reading QQQ: Women’s Fiction Author Roselle Lim and Using Your Petty Batteries

QQQ: SFF Author Erin Fulmer and Everything Happening All at Once

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. SFF Author Erin Fulmer joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the importance of community, realizing writing is not such a solitary pursuit, doing things out of order, marketing … Continue reading QQQ: SFF Author Erin Fulmer and Everything Happening All at Once

QQQ: Mystery Author Sandra Block and Losing Control

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Mystery Author Sandra Block joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss querying with stamps, taking a 15 year break, reading the book on common mistakes (see link below), multiple … Continue reading QQQ: Mystery Author Sandra Block and Losing Control

QQQ: Young Adult Author Jamie Beth Cohen and Checking Her Body for Jealousy

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Young Adult Author Jamie Beth Cohen joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the strawberry shortcake origin story, going against a mentor's advice, the ups and downs of going … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Jamie Beth Cohen and Checking Her Body for Jealousy