By Christina Soontornvat
“You’re on fire!”
“You’re killing it!”
Those are the types of comments that came across my social media feed last fall as I posted screenshots of my most recent book deal announcements.
Due to publishing’s funky and unpredictable timing, I had back-to-back announcements two weeks in a row: one for my middle grade nonfiction about the Thai Cave Rescue and another for my new chapter book series,
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By Gayleen Rabakukk
Submitting queries can sometimes feel like tossing a bottled message into the ocean: you’re not sure when or if you’ll get a reply.
Through social media authors now have additional avenues for connecting with publishing gatekeepers.
I recently interviewed upcoming debut Lindsay Leslie about how #PitMad figured into her success,
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