Played an integral role in ensuring the smooth and successful running of a boutique PRYG imprint. Extremely knowledgeable about current titles and market trends. Primary actor responsible for writing jacket, sales, review, and web copy designed to make books stand out in multiple marketplaces, including updating web copy to capitalize on popular events and seasonal trends. Worked on New York Times bestsellers and novels that sold into many foreign markets. Actively involved in the complete editorial process (including editorial letters, phone calls with authors, line edits, and general story structuring) for middle grade and young adult novels, approx. 10 per year. Relied upon to speed read and respond to multiple urgent submissions overnight and provide editorial feedback on manuscripts with a short turn around period. Read over 300 submissions per year and provided individualized written feedback on each one.
Some clients include Audible, Inc. and The New York Times.
Attended multiple conferences, critiqued manuscripts, and presented to audiences of over 100 attendees per conference.
An instant New York Times bestseller—from the award-winning author of the Graceling Realm series—about adventure, grief, storytelling, and finding yourself in a world of seemingly infinite choices."A wild gift for readers who like books that take them to unexpected places."—Melissa Albert, author of The Hazel WoodJane has lived a mostly ordinary life, raised by her recently deceased aunt Magno... read more
***A New York Times Editors’ Choice***A Scottish medieval adventure about the youngest in a war-band who must free her family from a castle prison after knights attack her home--with all the excitement of Ranger's Apprentice and perfect for fans of heroines like Alanna from The Song of the Lioness series.One dark night, Drest's sheltered life on a remote Scottish headland is shattered when inv... read more
Sherlock meets Veronica Mars meets Ferris Bueller's Day Off in this story of a wisecracking girl who meets a weird but brilliant boy and their roller-coaster of a semester that's one part awkward, three parts thrilling, and five parts awesome.When Philip Digby first shows up on her doorstep, Zoe Webster is not impressed. He's rude and he treats her like a book he's already read and knows the e... read more
An utterly satisfying sequel packed with razor-sharp dialogue, a love triangle you didn't see coming, and the most charismatic dynamic duo you ever met.Now that the infuriating and irresistible Philip Digby has left town for a lead on his sister who disappeared years ago, Zoe Webster is looking forward to a quiet spring semester. She's dating a cute quarterback, hanging out with new friends, a... read more
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Crafting a work of fiction is a gloriously arduous process. With over twenty years of experience at one of the big NYC houses, I can help.
Published children's author, editor and journalist with years of experience and an eye for detail. Franchise and film writing a speciality.