Tracy Marchini

Freelance editor, children's writer and occasional word inventor.

Some Things to Consider When Making Your Submissions List

This morning, I was helping someone with their potential submission list, and I thought it’d be helpful to write out some of my thoughts for you as well. So, while … Continue reading

July 6, 2011 · 5 Comments

ChLA Recap and Teen Book Scene Tour for Effie At The Wedding

I’m back from the Children’s Literature Association Conference (Well, I’ve been back for a week. Lots to catch up on!) My presentation went well, though I have learned that my … Continue reading

July 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Wedding (Part 3/3)

Effie has been stuck in the bathroom for a majority of Ophelia’s reception… * Grandma started to cough again, while I could hear my Aunt tapping her heels. She was … Continue reading

June 7, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Wedding (Part 2/3)

When we last left Effie, she was brooding in the bathroom at her sister’s Wedding reception… * Three (Totally Selfish) Reasons Why Ophelia Should Not Get Married Right Now 3.) … Continue reading

June 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Wedding

I’ll be spending this weekend going bridesmaid dress shopping for my best-friend-since-Kindergarten’s wedding! So, in the spirit of June, I’ve decided to share the rest of the Effie short story … Continue reading

June 5, 2009 · Leave a comment


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