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KidLit-wise, this week was very slow. I did manage to get in a call with the publisher on one of my picture books to work on revisions. This week was mostly focused on trying to [...]

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I think I'm meant to write one of those long 'how I found my agent' posts because I'm now officially represented by Caryn Wiseman of the Andrea Brown Literacy Agency! I'm so excited to begin [...]

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Based on the request from the publisher on my Talmud-based (Rabbi Aviva) story, I reset the story in China and sent it back three days later. The publisher is reviewing it now, but says that [...]

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My piece for Modern Loss was published. It was about receiving the COVID vaccine a year after losing my mother to COVID and it unfortunately seemed to resonate with many people. I sent 1 new [...]

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Writing can be slow and solitary. This turned out to be a pretty exciting week in my writing world. I was a winner of the Spring Fling KidLit Contest for my story The Art of [...]

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Wrote and then revised a PB manuscript based on a story from Talmud. Got 2 thoughtful and extremely helpful critiques on the manuscript through the Jewish KidLit Maven group. Sent the same manuscript to a [...]

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I finished a first draft of a new PB that retells a story from Talmud. I'm very excited for this one but I need people to review it that are both familiar and unfamiliar with [...]

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