Tracy Marchini

Tag Archives: Publishing

Sometimes, I Get to Read

September has been a fabulous month for me in terms of catching up on some personal reading. I started with Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

September 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

When Should You Revise?

Yesterday, Nathan posted a revision checklist, and another colleague and I discussed (over Cosi) times when authors are over-eager to start revising. So, here are a few thoughts on when … Continue reading

June 10, 2009 · Leave a comment

10 Ways Not To Get An Agent

Some of these may be obvious, but just in case… 10 Ways NOT To Get An Agent 10.) Query someone who doesn’t represent the genre of your manuscript. 9.) Show … Continue reading

June 9, 2009 · Leave a comment

Tying Together Some Odds and Ends

Whoosh, BEA is over and we’re heading into the quieter, warmer days of June. It’s been a while and there’s so many smaller things to share that I think it’s … Continue reading

June 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

I Come With Free Shipping!

The Hunger Mountain: the VCFA Journal of the Arts kicked off their eBay auction Saturday at noon. Those interested can bid on critiques for their works of fiction, creative non-fiction, … Continue reading

May 4, 2009 · Leave a comment

Run, Run, Run, Run…

I recently received my confirmation for this year’s ING New York City marathon! Last year’s qualifying races were hard work (especially the ones in December – It. Was. Freezing!) but … Continue reading

April 28, 2009 · Leave a comment

An Author’s Responsibility

I’m about halfway through Episodes: My Life in Syndication by Blaze Ginsberg (Roaring Brook, September 2009). It’s a memoir by a highly functioning autistic 21 year old, written in the … Continue reading

April 24, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

Yesterday I finished The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams (St. Martin’s Griffin, May 2009). I have to admit, the first thing that caught my eye was the impressive list … Continue reading

April 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime by Bob Shea

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned recently how much I love Dinosaur vs. Bedtime by Bob Shea, but I think it’s got some of the great interactive read-a-long possibilities as … Continue reading

April 3, 2009 · Leave a comment


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