“Where I Write” Series: Guest Post by Jennifer Novotney

How to Create a Great Work Area for Inspiration Today's guest post and second installment in the "Where I Write" series is from Jennifer Novotney, the author of the YA book WINTER IN THE SOUL. She was born in Burbank, California and lived in Los Angeles for most of her life until settling in North Eastern Pennsylvania… Continue reading “Where I Write” Series: Guest Post by Jennifer Novotney


Author Interview: Robert Polk

Awesome interview with my fellow middle grade Anaiah Press author, Robert Polk.

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Robert Polk

  1. Tell us a little about yourself.I don’t like to fold laundry, and although I’m at stay home dad, I’m not very good at multi-tasking. Give me some time to read to my children, plot my next book or work outside a bit, and I’m quite content. (I guess I could plot while I fold laundry, but then I’d probably forget it all before I’d make it back to my computer.) 

  2. How did you hear about Anaiah Press?Jessica Schmeidler liked a #Pitmad twitter pitch for a picture book I’d written, so I researched the Anaiah family and liked what I discovered. I sent my picture book with a query letter to Ms. Schmeidler, and although she ultimately rejected the picture book, she asked to see my current middle grade novel, which at that time was titled TREE ROPER. To make a long story short, I sent it, she liked…

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