Category Archives: Adriann Ranta

So. It finally happened. This past Friday I went to New York and, as the title of this post suggests, met my editor and agent. Let’s discuss that in detail, shall we? With pictures?   Because I am one of … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, Hexed, Michelle Krys, Random House, Wendy Loggia 25 Comments

If you’re just joining me now, then I hereby declare you behind on the times and a bad, bad blog follower. But I’ll forgive you,  because it’s Christmas and I’m in a giving mood   The first post about this … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, Agent-Judged competition, Becky Vinter, Carly Watters, Christmas in July, Judith Engracia, Julia Churchill, Lucy Carson, Melissa Sarver, Molly Jaffa, Stephen Barr, Vickie Motter 40 Comments

Inspired by Amy Christine Parker’s  blog post about her writing cheerleaders, I decided to give a shout out to some of my own. Ruth Lauren Steven Anyone following my blog has heard of Ruth Lauren Steven. She’s an author of ridiculously … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, Brandy Allard, Ruth Lauren Steven, writing advice, writing cheerleader 19 Comments

  Adriann Ranta is a literary agent with Wolf Literary Services, a full-service literary agency based out of New York. She specializes in children’s and young adult literature, and also in Being Amazing.   Adriann is my agent, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, Kendare Blake's agent, literary agent interview, Wolf Literary Services 24 Comments

So this post isn’t particularly helpful to writers, and also smacks a bit of me loving to hear myself talk (type?), but finding out about my book deal was an AMAZING moment in my life and also a bit funny, … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, book publishing, Delacorte Press, The Witch Hunter's Bible, Wendy Loggia, writing 31 Comments

Thrilled doesn’t even begin to cover how happy I am about this news. I’ve known since Monday but was asked to keep quiet until official announcements were made. I practically had to sit on my hands to comply, but now … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, Delacorte Press, Michelle Krys, Random House, The Witch Hunter's Bible, Wendy Loggia 36 Comments

First, some mood music:   There.   So, you want to know how I got my agent?   Short answer: The old-fashioned way. Via the slush pile.   Long answer: I’d like to take you all back to January 8th, … Continue reading

Posted in Adriann Ranta, contract, literary agent, Wolf Literary 18 Comments