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Quarterly Literary Magazine
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
FEATURE: What's It Like to Be Published?
LITERARY GEMS NEARBY: The Noah Webster House
LITERARY FIELD TRIP: The Making of Harry Potter
AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Katie Melko "Paw Elementary"
BOOK EXCERPT: "Tigers Love Bubble Bath & Obsession Perfume"
by Mary K. Savarese
BOOK EXCERPT: "Immersion Travel USA" by Sheryl Kayne
SUBMISSIONS: From our "Get Published" Youth Class
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EDITING WITH C. FLANAGAN FLYNN
Professional editor C. Flanagan Flynn, our first Writer-In-Residence, is available to help all levels of writers with their writing and editing needs during her weekly office hours on Thursdays from noon until 6 pm. Drop-ins are welcome but appointments are advised. Please EMAIL to book your appointment. Time slots are available in half hour increments (with a required hour minimum). $75/hr
PREPPING TO PITCH WITH CARRIE FIRESTONE
Have you finished a first draft and need help with revision? Have you been querying agents and getting nowhere? Do you just want someone to take a look at your first ten pages? Carrie Firestone, author of THE LOOSE ENDS LIST (Little, Brown 2016), THE UNLIKELIES (Little, Brown, 2017), and DRESS CODED (Putnam/Random House Penguin, 2020) will help you take the next steps in your writing journey. She will provide clear, judgment-free feedback and answer all your questions about agents, publishing, story pitfalls, and craft. Please EMAIL for an appointment. $75/hr
BEATING WRITER'S BLOCK & BRAINSTORMING WITH T.J. BANKS
It’s easy to lose your way when you’re writing. You stop short, freeze up, and lose sight of what you saw so vividly at the outset. That’s when you need a creative listener, someone to brainstorm with you. Novelist T. J. Banks will work with you and help you get back on your path. Break through that writer's block and get those creative juices flowing again. Please EMAIL for an appointment. $75/hr
ILLUSTRATIONS & COVERS WITH ROBIN TOWLE-FECSO
Whether you're creating your own illustrations and would like feedback, or you're getting ready to self-publish your manuscript and aren't sure how to design a cover, graphic artist Robin Towle-Fecso will sit down with you and help you improve the visual impact of your book. Robin is also available to create your illustrations as well. Please EMAIL for an appointment. $75/hr