Editor’s Insights: An Interview with Naomi Hughes

  Editor Naomi Hughes tells us more about “Show, Don’t Tell.   I saw a blog post on Twitter by freelance editor Naomi Hughes where she covered some of the most common problems she sees in manuscripts. It was packed with great advice. I asked Naomi if she could share some of her insights with us.     Middle Grade Mafia: Most writers have heard “Show, don’t tell” but some of us might not realize that [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:29:02-04:00May 20th, 2016|Editor Interview, Mo Writing|2 Comments

Answers to Your Query Questions and Critique Giveaway with Anita Mumm

We are pleased to have Anita Mumm, indie editor and writing teacher, with us today to give some experienced advice on a topic that frustrates many writers— the all important query letter. Anita is also giving away a FREE QUERY CRITIQUE to a lucky writer who enters our query contest (see below for details). Thank you so much for having me! I adore middle grade and it’s always an honor to be featured here. Middle Grade Mafia: When taking [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:29:11-04:00July 13th, 2015|Editor Interview, Mo Writing|5 Comments

Editor’s Insights with Anita Mumm

Middle Grade Mafia: Thank you, Anita for taking the time to share your expertise and knowledge with our readers. It is great to have wonderful editors like yourself answer the questions that are on many MG writers’ minds. Anita Mumm: Thank you so much for having me! MGM is such a wonderful resource for writers and book lovers, and I’m honored to be included here. MGM: Can you tell us what agents are looking for [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:29:17-04:00December 12th, 2014|Editor Interview, Mo Writing|0 Comments

Editor’s Insights with Marissa Fuller

To kick off our Insider Interview series, I am proud to introduce Marissa Fuller, Senior Editor at Anaiah Press. She works directly with Middle Grade authors as part of Anaiah Adventures. I was excited when she accepted our interview request. Middle Grade Mafia: What was your path to becoming a Senior Editor with Anaiah Press? Marissa Fuller: I connected with a fantastic writing community on Twitter, which introduced me to the illustrious Jessica Schmeidler, managing editor [...]

By |2020-04-09T22:29:26-04:00September 1st, 2014|Editor Interview, Mo Writing|4 Comments
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