Update and Congratulations to Karsten Knight!

A few housekeeping mentions and a huge congratulations to m client Karsten Knight on the blog. Let’s lead with the congratulations. Karsten Knight’s second book in the WILDEFIRE trilogy, EMBERS AND ECHOES hits shelves tomorrow! Here is the gorgeous cover:

Go out and get your copy today, er, tomorrow. If you haven’t read the series yet, you’re in luck! The paperback of WILDEFIRE, the first book, is also out.

This is a multicultural romp that features a group of powerful teen gods and goddesses. If you’ve been looking for a good definition of voice, you should definitely be reading Karsten’s work. Good thing you can start tomorrow.

Other than that, I am teaching my very popular Picture Book Craft Intensive webinar on Thursday, September 6th at 1 p.m. Eastern. As with all of my other webinars, you don’t have to be available on the time and date. You will get a recording of the lecture after the fact. The webinar comes with a critique for every student, and this is a great opportunity if you’ve been craving some professional eyes on your picture book manuscript. Register here.

I’ve got a few conferences coming up. The weekend of September 15th I’m in San Antonio for the SCBWI conference, and the weekend of the 28th, I’m visiting with the Idaho Writer’s League. If I’m meeting you at either of those, I’m looking forward to it! If not and you’re nearby, please register.

ETA: Just realized the link to the webinar was broken. I’ve found it for you. Sorry about that! (Even as I posted, I had this nagging feeling that I was missing…something…)

7 Replies to “Update and Congratulations to Karsten Knight!”

  1. Hi, Mary! There’s no hyperlink for the webinar, I don’t think. Could you repost? Thanks!

  2. Hello,
    The link to register for the Picture Book Craft Intensive webinar wasn’t actually linked.

    What’s the best way to register?


  3. I read Wildefire and it certainly is different than the usual YA fare. The covers are very original.

  4. The cover of Wildefire is one of my favorite YA covers in a long time. Great story as well.

  5. Congrats to Karsten! I’m a chomping at the bit for my next bookstore trip..been waiting for this one and some others. Hope the pocket book survives, lol.

  6. And the course looks great, thanks for the link!

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