QQQ: Young Adult Author Kyrie McCauley and the Importance of Being Present

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 Kyrie McCauley joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss finding a supportive community early on, sobbing at her first edit letter, writing about tough topics, writing … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Kyrie McCauley and the Importance of Being Present

QQQ: Mystery Author Leslie Budewitz and the Lawyer to Author Pipeline

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 Leslie Budewitz joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the lawyer to writer pipeline, Sisters in Crime, when the struggle was finding publishing information instead of curating … Continue reading QQQ: Mystery Author Leslie Budewitz and the Lawyer to Author Pipeline

QQQ: Young Adult Author Dante Medema and the Book Auction at the End of the World

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 Dante Medema joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss having a massive earthquake the day your book goes to auction, being overwhelmed by writers conferences, knowing … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Dante Medema and the Book Auction at the End of the World

QQQ: Romance Author Farah Heron and the New Year Resolution Follow-Through

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Romance Author Farah Heron joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the benefits of being a joiner, the problem with being Canadian, DVPit, finding your genre, the important of … Continue reading QQQ: Romance Author Farah Heron and the New Year Resolution Follow-Through

QQQ: Horror Author Jessica Lewis and the Korean Rap Editing Hack

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Horror Author Jessica Lewis joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss going from self-insert fanfiction to original fiction, the support of NaNoWriMo buddies, entering all the publishing contests, Pitch … Continue reading QQQ: Horror Author Jessica Lewis and the Korean Rap Editing Hack

QQQ: Young Adult Author Annie Sullivan and the Resurrected Manuscript

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 Annie Sullivan joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss getting two requests out of a hundred queries, why “write something new” and “don’t give up on … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Annie Sullivan and the Resurrected Manuscript

QQQ: Middle Grade Author Sarah McGuire and Threading the Needle of Confidence

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Middle Grade Author Sarah McGuire joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss shelving a book after six years, being orphaned by your publisher, the revelation courtesy of her opera-singer … Continue reading QQQ: Middle Grade Author Sarah McGuire and Threading the Needle of Confidence

QQQ: Historical Crime Author John Copenhaver and Finding Meaning in the Process

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Historical Crime Author John Copenhaver joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss getting an MFA, querying via snail mail, changes in the mystery genre landscape, what happens if you … Continue reading QQQ: Historical Crime Author John Copenhaver and Finding Meaning in the Process

QQQ: Science Fiction Author AJ Super and the Measured Risk That Paid Off

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Science Fiction author AJ Super joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss not getting into Pitch Wars, how far kindness can take you, a successful query letter that is … Continue reading QQQ: Science Fiction Author AJ Super and the Measured Risk That Paid Off

QQQ: Picture Book Author Kira Bigwood and Taking an Opposite Action

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication.  Picture Book Author Kira Bigwood and Taking an Opposite Action Picture Book Author Kira Bigwood joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss querying for eight years, how many picture … Continue reading QQQ: Picture Book Author Kira Bigwood and Taking an Opposite Action