12 X 12 August 2018 Check-In!

It looks like 2018 is going to be a revision-themed year for me, rather than a drafting one. I'm bummed I didn't get a new draft written in August, but I'm happy I got a TON of writing done overall,…

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August 2018 Good News!

Welcome to the monthly digest of all the great "goings-on" of 12 x 12 members. Congratulations to everyone for their achievements. This month we're featuring books by 12 x 12 members that were released in July and August. All other…

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12 X 12 July 2018 Check-In Winners!

It's time to announce the winner of our July check-in. Special thanks to our July Featured Author Jami Gigot! We have two winners. One will get a copy of Mae and the Moon and one will get a copy of…

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12 X 12 Featured Author August 2018 – Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Writing Lyrical: You Have to Feel It In positive reviews (and in an unfortunate number of rejection letters), I have often received praise for the lyrical quality of my writing. I love writing and reading lyrical texts and yet, I…

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12 X 12 July 2018 Check-In!

July was a pretty slow month for me writing wise, I admit. But I did dig into a revision that has brought one of my manuscripts closer to submission-ready. Summer is an eternally difficult time for me to write given…

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Maria Vicente And Jordan Hamessley – 12 X 12 Featured Agents August 2018

Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month. Maria Vicente of P.S. Literary will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 GOLD…

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12 X 12 Success Celebration Month #7 – Awards!

Success Celebration Month is coming to a close. After today, we will have a regular post on this blog each month with the most recent news for you on book releases, agent signings, book deals, and awards. Today we cap…

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Summer Celebration #6 – More Agent Signings!

We are proud 12 x 12 parents and this is our refrigerator! More agent signing news from this year to share with you today! Say congrats to these hard working writers for signing with an agent! Signed! Here's Who Got…

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On Your Way Raffle Winner!

While we are celebrating success, we are also celebrating putting yourself out there and those many steps you have to take before you reach those big milestones. Today we are happy to announce the winners of the On Your Way…

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12 X 12 Success Celebration Month #5 – Book Deals!

Success Celebration Month continues and today we are celebrating book deals! We're shining the spotlight on 12 x 12 members who signed book contracts in 2018. What a remarkable achievement! (Today is the last day to enter the "On Your…

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