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In Search of a Partner (and other news).

Many of my frequent readers of this blog know that I will be querying my next novel, hoping to find an agent to partner with as I work to sell my next work. With Dominus coming out in a week or so, and Quiet Kids releasing in two weeks, and nothing else committed it is the perfect time for me to start down a new road. Some of you have asked my why I wanted to find an agent. I mean, clearly I can both publish my own work, as I have with my novels recently, or sell my books to a small publisher on my own, as I have with my recent nonfiction.
The truth is, I want a partner. This is a tough industry. And although it is a great time to be an author, with all of the options and opportunities available right now, I still believe an agent would be an asset to me in reaching my larger publication goals.
Am I nervous about jumping into the query waters again, several of you have asked. YES, of course I am. But I truly believe that there is a partner out there for me, and agent that I can work collaboratively with, someone who will "get" my vision and my work and want to partner with me to reach my lofty goals.
And if I'm wrong, if I can't find the right agent for me, the good news is I can still pursue it alone, no harm no foul!
Yep, it is a great time to be an author!

And in other news, I just received my FIRST Publisher's weekly review ever, of Quiet Kids, my latest nonfiction releasing 10/1/2013:
"Extremely useful for educators and parents, this thoughtful text emphasizes the many gifts of quiet kids."



  1. You've got lots going on in your writer life. I wish you all the best in your pursuit of a partner to help navigate things in this wide ocean of publishing. Sometimes, two heads really can be better than one :-)

    1. Thanks! I am actually pretty freakin' excited this time around. ":D

  2. Yay for PW - a great review, Christine, Congrats!

    I'm *still* waiting for my first PW review. Weird, huh? :-)

    1. thanks so much hun! And I have to say - I am SHOCKED to hear you don't yet have one...


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