Agents, Blog, Writing

Character and new agent Alexandra Penfold

In her first event as an agent, former Simon & Schuster editor Alexandra Penfold spent a weekend teaching writers about character, and I was thrilled to be among them. After an impressive career in book publishing, Alexandra moved to the other side of the desk this year, accepting an agenting position at Upstart Crow Literary.… Continue reading Character and new agent Alexandra Penfold

Blog, Books

Three Cs Book Review: The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy

I've been wanting to do book reviews for a while to spotlight the great books I'm reading, but I wanted to lean my reviews toward writing and editing and couldn't come up with quite the right format. Until I had a sleepless night during the Texas Library Association convention in Houston earlier this month and… Continue reading Three Cs Book Review: The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy