MIDDLE GRADE MONTH: Summer Reads

This week we have middle grade author Will Taylor whose debut book MAGGIE AND ABBY’S NEVER-ENDING PILLOW FORT came out this year (Harper Children’s, April). The sequel is due out next year. There’s this idea some grownups have that you have to trick kids...

Congrats to Michelle Richter on your Promotion!

Fuse Literary promotes Michelle Richter to Agent         June 19th, 2018 – San Francisco, California – Fuse Literary, the literary agency that focuses on technology, innovation, and expansion of storytelling into new media, today announced the promotion of Michelle...

MIDDLE GRADE MONTH: Summer at the Library

  In this guest post, acclaimed-author Douglas Rees talks about working in a library and how to keep kids reading in the Summer. Doug is the author of ELEKTRA’S ADVENTURES IN TRAGEDY a Young Adult novel released by Running Press Kids in 2018 and TYRANNOSAURUS...

MIDDLE GRADE MONTH: What is “Middle Grade?”

Lately in the querybox I have gotten a lot of submissions labeled “MG/YA”. This makes me angry because I love both YA and MG but you cannot do this.  When querying an agent, an author must pick one primary genre. You might say “It’s Middle...