A Crash Course on Rejection

Rejection sucks. Period. I mean, there is no easy way around it. Whether it’s from an agent or an editor, it hurts when someone says your submission isn’t good enough, ergo “you” aren’t good enough. But the truth of it is that one person’s opinion is subjective. I know you know this, but repeat it […]

Enter the Realm of YA Fiction

**This article was originally published in TheLoopNY. See it here.** What do superheroes, a school for especially gifted students, vampires, witches, trafficked teenagers, gargoyles, and nineteenth century Paris have in common? If you’re stumped, don’t be too hard on yourself—it’s quite an eclectic range. But if you just screamed YOUNG ADULT FICTION out loud, then […]

I’m in The Patch!

The Larchmont Patch, that is. Check out a fun article and interview with moi, written by Stefani Kim, editor of the Larchmont Mamaroneck Patch. A New Kind of Vampire Book: Larchmont Author Amalie Howard Modern-day vampires—portrayed in shows like “True Blood” and books like Twilight—are often caught between passionate love for a mortal that can’t be […]

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