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Hit Send Podcast

Nov 13, 2022

How do you get your ideas for your novels? What idea do you decide to pursue? Today on Hit Send, Adrienne and Elissa talk to Brazilian kidlit author Gabriela Martins (Bad at Love just came out!) about craft. This is the last episode of the season. Have a great holiday break! See you in January.

Oct 30, 2022

Nicole Hackett, whose book The Perfect Ones comes out May 2023, joins Adrienne and Elissa as they discuss disappointment within publishing, and how to cope with that disappointment. It's not all gloom and doom, though! 

Oct 15, 2022

Adrienne and Elissa's agent, Kelly Van Sant of KT Literary, is on the podcast today to answer listener questions. How to be sure your potential agent is legit, what an agent looks for in a query and opening pages, and more are discussed today in this long episode! 

Oct 2, 2022

Cathy Yardley, teacher of Rock Your Writing and an author herself (Gouda Friends out now) talks to Adrienne and Elissa about revision. The biggest takeaway? GMC -- goal, motivation, conflict. Listen for more.

Sep 16, 2022

Leila Sales, a freelance editor who used to work at PRH, talks with Adrienne and Elissa about what it takes to be an editor and how publishing works on that side of the business. Leila is also an author and discusses her latest book The Campaign (with Amulet Books) with us.