Reflections on the Querying World in 2022

I have been writing for 10 years now & I have been querying for about 5 years. I was desperate & hungry in the past few years that I threw 2 half-baked, struggling manuscripts into the world thinking they were excellent. It wasn’t until I found my “voice” & perfect little niche this year thatContinue reading “Reflections on the Querying World in 2022”

2022 & Me

I can’t believe it’s already the end of November! The year has gone by really fast and for me most of these past months consisted on waiting for the day my debut picture book, Santiago’s Dinosaurios, would finally hit the shelves. For this reason, I’ll always have a special place in my heart for 2022.Continue reading “2022 & Me”

Reflections on the Strange World of Publishing

It’s almost the end of the year! This time last year I had just signed with my agent and So Many things have happened since then. I went on sub, changed my agent, finished editing a second book… Seriously, where did all that time go? Here is a short reflection on some things that I’veContinue reading “Reflections on the Strange World of Publishing”

Success and Writing.

It took two full years to write my first book, another year to dive into querying and another year to write three more novels just to query all over again.  That has been roughly about four years, but when did I know I wanted to write and create a story? Since I was in thirdContinue reading “Success and Writing.”

Lessons from the Past: A Retrospective on YA from 2006-2015

This post might anger you. This post may also help you. This post could also teach you. Here’s the problem about being online since fourth grade (which was roughly 2001-2002 for me): you have seen it all. If you remember my post from August about Twilight, you know that I believe that time is literallyContinue reading “Lessons from the Past: A Retrospective on YA from 2006-2015”

The Path To Publication: A Lane To Follow

Post by L.O. Nobi While I’ve been pursuing publication for over a year now, I only threw myself fully into the community around October last year. But in that time, I’ve picked up some key lessons here and there that has made walking this tricky path much smoother. Hopefully, as you read, you’ll also findContinue reading “The Path To Publication: A Lane To Follow”