QQQ: Young Adult Author Derek Milman and the Last Pre-Pandemic Book Tour

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 Derek Milman joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss going from acting to writing, how his brother's bachelor party launched his writing career, meeting agents for … Continue reading QQQ: Young Adult Author Derek Milman and the Last Pre-Pandemic Book Tour

Communication Accessibility Accommodations

Why I'm Posting This In a conversation with by Disability in Publishing colleagues, I brought up the idea about including the following in my email signature to get their feedback: Accessibility is important to me! If you need any accommodations to make communication more accessible to you, please don't hesitate to ask.  Someone mentioned adding … Continue reading Communication Accessibility Accommodations

Recipe Review: Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

I had some leftover canned pumpkin puree from the Pumpkin Roll I made for Christmas and recently figured out that Publix's version of Nutella doesn't have soy in it - so the stars aligned for me to make this Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread from My Baking Addiction. Observations: This recipe is pretty straight forward … Continue reading Recipe Review: Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Book Giveaway in Celebration of Juneteenth!

In celebration of Juneteenth, Brenda Drake and I are giving away one book each to ten randomly-selected winners! Winners can choose any book by any of these authors: Kellye Garrett Tomi Adeyemi Nikki Dolson Kim Johnson Brittney Morris Melissa Erin Jackson Nicole Glover Roseanne A. Brown Alexa Martin You must enter via the rafflecopter link … Continue reading Book Giveaway in Celebration of Juneteenth!