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

QQQ: Gothic Fiction Author Paulette Kennedy and Letting the Words Come Out

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Gothic Fiction Author Paulette Kennedy joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss letting go of perfectionism to get a draft done, the impact of her first critical critique, learning … Continue reading QQQ: Gothic Fiction Author Paulette Kennedy and Letting the Words Come Out

QQQ: Historical Fiction Author Addison Armstrong and When Your Passion Becomes Your Work

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Historical Fiction Author Addison Armstrong joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss predicting her jobs in Pre-K, querying too soon due to excitement, graduating college with a literary agent, … Continue reading QQQ: Historical Fiction Author Addison Armstrong and When Your Passion Becomes Your Work

QQQ: Young Adult Author Crystal Maldonado and Writing for the Vibes

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 Crystal Maldonado joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss boyband fan fiction, the one book that made her feel like there might be room for her … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Crystal Maldonado and Writing for the Vibes

QQQ: Book Club Fiction Jessica Strawser and Taking a Pause

Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Book Club Fiction Jessica Strawser joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss not believing in her own writing, being inspired by the authors she interviewed, realizing successful authors are … Continue reading QQQ: Book Club Fiction Jessica Strawser and Taking a Pause

QQQ: Young Adult Author Carolyn Tara O’Neil and a Passion for Settings

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 Carolyn Tara O’Neil joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss dreaming of being Carolyn Keene, spending five years drafting and revising her debut, reading the entire … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Carolyn Tara O’Neil and a Passion for Settings

QQQ: Young Adult Author Margie Fuston and Proving Vampires are Real

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 Margie Fuston joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss having both a great and a terrible Pitch Wars experience, ditching a PhD to write a book, … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Margie Fuston and Proving Vampires are Real

QQQ: Science-Fiction Author Jackson Ford and the Secret First Draft 

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 Jackson Ford joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss almost giving up, being encouraged by a friend, having his first series not meet sales expectations, transitioning from … Continue reading QQQ: Science-Fiction Author Jackson Ford and the Secret First Draft 

QQQ: Young Adult Author Sarah Dass and the Pressure of Representation

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 Dass joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss letting go of a book to move forward, the importance of finishing books, her debut group, a … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Sarah Dass and the Pressure of Representation

QQQ: Book Club Fiction Author Lyn Liao Butler and Too Much Query Personalization

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 Lyn Liao Butler joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss the book that started as a blog, dissecting her favorite books to learn to write, doing … Continue reading QQQ: Book Club Fiction Author Lyn Liao Butler and Too Much Query Personalization