Choose Your Superpower: How to Find and Harness Your Story’s Strengths
So you have drafted a novel. . . now what? What takes a novel from draft to bestseller? Learn to seek out the hidden powers within your manuscript, how to find these strengths and develop them into a bonafide superpower that will blast your novel right into publication.
Ammi-Joan Paquette is a senior agent with Erin Murphy Literary Agency, representing all types of children's and YA literature. She is also the author of The Train of Lost Things, the Princess Juniper series, and picture books, including Ghost in the House, Elf in the House, Bunny Bus, and The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies. With acclaimed author Laurie Ann Thompson, she is also the co-author of the "nonfiction with a twist" series, Two Truths and a Lie. In her agent acquisitions, Joan is particularly drawn to richly voiced, unforgettable characters and settings, as well as tightly-paced, well-plotted stories with twists and turns that keep you guessing right until the end.