Author Archives: Michelle Krys

It’s an exciting day, y’all! The cover reveal for CHARMED, the sequel to HEXED and the final book in the Witch Hunter series, is up over at YABooksCentral.com! Check it out and enter to win a signed ARC (Advance Reader Copy)! … Continue reading

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Update: Winner has been chosen and contacted. Congrats, Becca Fowler!    Hexed hits the shelves in 3 weeks (OMG, WUT, HOW?), and in celebration, I’m hosting a pre-order giveaway!   So what’s the giveaway, you ask? (Calm down, I was … Continue reading

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So, I have some pretty exciting news.   I’m thrilled to announce another book deal with Wendy Loggia at Delacorte Press/Random House Children’s Books!!!     This book is called DEAD GIRLS SOCIETY, and I’m pretty freaking excited about it. … Continue reading

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It’s been four short years since I started writing, but I have learned so much in that time: interesting, eye-opening things, not the least of which is that Bose Noise-Cancelling headphones are a godsend and make you look and feel … Continue reading

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  Anyone who follows me on twitter will remember that I read an advance copy of SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY by Julie Murphy a few weeks ago, enjoyed it immensely and basically wouldn’t shut up about it for three days. … Continue reading

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Let me tell you a story. I was on break at work one night, eating my dinner in the coffee room as I scrolled through Twitter, when another nurse entered and politely asked me about my book. We chatted, all … Continue reading

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Every year, I make a New Year’s resolution, knowing that I don’t really plan to take it that seriously. I might make a halfhearted effort for a week or so, but once the holidays are well enough behind me I … Continue reading

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So the other day I read an incredible book that featured a strong, layered female protagonist (and I’m not going to say more about it than that because reasons.) After I finished reading, I headed over to Goodreads, as I … Continue reading

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A part (arguably a big part) of being a successful writer is having some talent at writing. I don’t think many people would argue that. But it takes more than just a knack for writing to make it in this … Continue reading

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So I happened to be between projects conveniently when Pretty Little Liars was taking a hiatus, so I decided to finally see what all the fuss was about and marathoned the last 3.5 seasons. Not only have I grown an … Continue reading

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Born with voracious hunger, Jin has eaten his family out of house and home. But no matter what he devours, his hunger remains. Until he meets the Kitchen God, in his home in the Yandang Mountains. Impressed with Jin’s unearthly … Continue reading

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Original Query Letter   Nineteen-year-old Blake wakes up on a generation ship in deep space, except it’s not the virtual reality game he thought he was testing. He wasn’t a beta-tester, but a guinea pig. It’s not a game, but … Continue reading

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Original Query Letter   CHOOSE YOUR OWN APOCALYPSE, is an 88,000 word work of women’s fiction. I would be delighted if you’d take a look at it.   When futurist scholar Glory Roberts joins a group of doomsday preppers, they … Continue reading

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Original Query Letter   Nikki Evers assumed the crimes were random coincidences. Fires on campus. Convenient store robberies. Gang killings. Great stories for the school paper. But when her best friend Brycin disappears, presumed dead, and she gets a text … Continue reading

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Original Query Letter   Dear Agent:   Seventeen-year-old Sadie knows her sister is dead.   Her mama sees the silver lining on the letter reading “missing in action”, but Sadie knows the truth: Skylar isn’t coming back.   They say … Continue reading

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Original Query Letter   This isn’t Quinn Dempsey’s first dead body—hell, it’s not even her first cannibalized one. She and her partner are Orions, hunters and contract sorcerers trained and employed by the top secret Orion Council, and they see … Continue reading

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