A (Hope)ful Blog

A young author and literary agent navigating the publishing world

March 31, 2019

I always compared a pre-order to a baby shower.

Authors, after all, claim books as their babies, and what better way to celebrate a book launch than having a book baby shower (a pre-order) before welcoming a physical book into the world?

Now my sister who recently gave b...

March 25, 2019

As we're approaching the Blaze pre-order (date releasing soon), I decided to do a fun giveaway.

March 22, 2019

The world of writing is a world of nos. You send out 100 emails in hopes of at least one yes.

December 11, 2018

As poor starving artists, we can't spend a ton on every program in the business. Here are some free ones that have shaped my career.