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

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