Agent Spotlight: Mary Cummings Happy Monday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight! I feel like it's been a minute since our last "normal" Spotlight Interview. And by minute I mean since September 18th. The leviathan of #PBCritiqueFest and teaching high school English and raising a tiny human have proven to be formidable foes. I have emerged from the belly of the beast, albeit slimy but alive...for now. I write to you, precariously perched atop an actual stack of ungraded essa
The Myth of the Other Side I had every intention posting this ages ago. Ages and ages. But then school started and #PBCritiqueFest ate my time and focus like an unquenchable yet awesome black hole. Now that the dust has settled on both and I am beginning to move forward with regular interviews, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my journey after finding representation back in February.
As a querying author, I always felt there was this mysterious transformation that