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Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: Know Mako Mori and Bechdel?

Do you know Mako Mori and Bechdel? No, they’re not hot new publishing houses, or editors, or authors. They are standards/tests meant to rate the gender inclusiveness of a book or film–and some agents are starting to mention them in wish … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: 15-year-old author’s success story

Emily Trunko, a high school sophomore who studies from home, has been the subject of articles in newspapers across the world and is now under contract to write two books. My name’s Emily, and I’m 15.  —Emily She started her … Continue reading

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