What if Your Agented Novel Isn’t Sold?

What if Your Agented Novel Isn’t Sold?

It took a long time to write a post about disappointment. It’s not a story I wanted to tell, but discouragement—and resilience—are part of a writer’s life. I hope that in sharing honestly my experience, I can shed light on an aspect of publishing that’s rarely spoken...
BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney

BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney

BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, by Sally Rooney, entertains, perplexes, and made me think. Rooney has a fabulous ear for dialogue, and her precise details and a courageous vulnerability beneath the awkwardness drew me in as her characters navigate friendship and love....
Frances Cha Zoom Interview, IF I HAD YOUR FACE

Frances Cha Zoom Interview, IF I HAD YOUR FACE

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Frances Cha, author of the debut novel, IF I HAD YOUR FACE for Columbia Fiction Foundry. Frances’ novel, published by Penguin Random House, was named best book of 2020 by NPR, TIME Magazine, USA Today, Bustle, Esquire, New...
IF I HAD YOUR FACE by Frances Cha

IF I HAD YOUR FACE by Frances Cha

IF I HAD YOUR FACE is a fascinating exploration of contemporary South Korea told from the alternating points-of-view of four friends, Kyuri, Miho, Ara and Sujin. As they make their way in the hyper-competitive world of Seoul, they face daunting obstacles, including...
Completed Novel Sneak Peek

Completed Novel Sneak Peek

TRAVELING LIGHT, upmarket literary fiction, 85,000 words. June Colter, 17, equestrienne in the Byrd Family Circus, thunders around the ring on horseback and imagines leaving the circus to go to school. She defies her parents by studying in secret, helped by Jeta, an...