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submission guidelines

Thank you for popping in. I am an agent with 3 Seas Literary and represent amazing authors from around the globe in picture books, middle grade, romance/women's fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction.

 

 

Current wishlist. I will only be taking queries from these categories at this time:

  • Adult — Romance. I never met a trope I didn’t like

  • Spooky and/or hilarious middle grade

  • Nonfiction — I’m looking for fun, quirky, fascinating topics with strong commercial appeal and a great platform. Specifically looking for how-to books, antiques, and craft books. Please have a book proposal finished before querying. Need tips on writing an awesome proposal? Check out this bad boy

  • Graphic novels

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Query here

UPHOLSTERY

PAINTWORK

CLIENT NEWS

Welcome to Laurie Batzel! Her romance Just Smile is the perfect quarantine companion! 

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A big sofa welcome to my friend Loren Rhoads! She and I met during a haunted writers retreat years ago and I cannot get enough of her work! We're already working on fun stuff to come! In the meantime, check out one of my favorite books she's written 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die.

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Catch (get it? I kill me) the re-release of Sarah Stonich's Fishing! You don't even need a boat—but it can't hurt. 

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Congratulations to Barb Curtis on her three-book deal with Forever/Grand Central! Look for her first romance, Forever With You coming this fall!

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I'm so excited to welcome Barb Curtis to the Sofa! Big things are already afoot, stay tuned!

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I don't know how I got so lucky in one week! A huge Red Sofa welcome to Hannah Jones and Meredith Hale! Both of their projects are perfection, I can't wait to see them on the bookshelves!

 

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I’m thrilled to welcome illustrator and storyteller Jamie Ball to Red Sofa Literary!
HIGH KICK!

Pre-order USA Today Bestseller Abby Jimenez’s follow up to The Friend Zone with The Happy Ever After Playlist! Coming in April 14, 2020!

Congratulations to Heather Martinez on your deal with Random House Children’s Books for her illustrations for Welcome to Camp Coral!, continuing the SpongeBob Squarepants saga!

Congratulations Abby Jimenez on your three-book deal for The Friend Zone with Grand Central/Forever!

HIGH KICK! Abby Jimenez’s The Friend Zone is going into its 5th printing a month after its release and named a USA Today Bestseller!


Congratulations to April Snellings on her deal with 1984 Publishing for her upcoming book Fright Rags!

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Congratulations to Sarah Stonich on her two-book deal with University of Minnesota Press! I can’t wait to see Fishing and Reeling on the shelf!

Upcoming shenanigans

October 29-31, 2020

Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop

Virtual

ABOUT ME

Thirty years ago, I was hip-deep in Scottish mud on an archaeological dig after earning degrees in history and anthropology/archaeology at Oregon State University. Today, I write about ghosts while I help writers move to the next level. I’d love to make some deep connection about the circle of life, but I’m pretty sure Disney would send their goons by the time I finished the first stanza. Nobody wants to see that.

I came from the other side of the literary divide as an author, screenwriter, ghostwriter, and freelance editor and researcher.  When I decided to become an agent, I interned with Red Sofa Literary in 2015, was hired as a junior agent in 2016, and promoted to full agent in 2019. In July 2020, I made the move to 3 Seas Literary. I love working with writers at all stages of their careers and will use my experience in authorship to help navigate the sometimes crazy waters of publishing for my clients. 

In addition to agenting and speaking at conferences and workshops, I am thrilled to offer A Room with a Boo Haunted Writing Retreats (currently on hold until COVID is under control) leading paranormal investigations, one-on-one consultations, and lots of ghost stories. 

My personal projects

Zombie TarotBoxcar Children's Guide to Adventure

Want a signed copy of Haunted Stuff: Demonic Dolls, Screaming Skulls, & Other Creepy Collectibles or The Girls' Ghost Hunting Guide? Contact me for details! 

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