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October 2018 Good News!

October 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 October. All other good news was submitted before October 1st. Be sure to have your good news submitted by the 1st of the month for inclusion in that month’s Good News Post. A link to the Good News form can be found under Important Announcements in the 12 x 12 forum.

On to the celebration! Be sure to click on the links to tweet and share the good news around the web!

Book Birthdays

Congratulations to Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod on the October 1, 2018 release of FAST ASLEEP IN THE LITTLE VILLAGE IN ISRAEL (Apples & Honey Press [Behrman House]) (Click to Tweet)

Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod - Fast Asleep in a Little Village in Israel

Congratulations to Sarah Momo Romero on the October 1, 2018 release of WAKE UP, LITTLE BAT (Clear Fork) (Click to Tweet)

Sarah Momo Romero - Wake Up Little Bat

Congratulations to Nancy Churnin on the October 1, 2018 release of THE QUEEN AND THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE (Albert Whitman & Company) (Click to Tweet)

Nancy Churnin - First Christmas Tree

Congratulations to Leila Boukarim on the October 2, 2018 release of HELLO GOODBYE LITTLE ISLAND (Marshall Cavendish International) (Click to Tweet)

Leila Boukarim - Hello Goodbye Little Island

Congratulations to Hannah Holt on the October 2, 2018 release of THE DIAMOND AND THE BOY (Balzer + Bray) (Click to Tweet)

Hannah Holt - The Diamond and the Boy

Congratulations to Lynne Marie on the October 16, 2018 release of THE STAR IN THE CHRISTMAS PLAY (Beaming Books [Spark House]) (Click to Tweet)

Lynne Marie - The Star in the Christmas Play

Congratulations to Melissa Stoller on the October 16, 2018 release of SCARLET’S MAGIC PAINTBRUSH (Spork) (Click to Tweet)

Melissa Stoller - Scarlet's Magic Paintbrush

Congratulations to Miranda Paul on the October 16, 2018 release of MIA MOVES OUT (Knopf Books for Young Readers) (Click to Tweet)

Miranda Paul - Mia Moves Out



Signed! Look who has an agent!

Tanya Konerman signed with Mary Cummings from Betsy Amster Literary! Awesome!

Tanya Konerman - Agent news

Lourdes Heuer signed with Kelly Sonnack of Andrea Brown Literary Agency! Woo-hoo!

Lourdes Heuer - Agent News

Dan Marvin signed with Natascha Morris of BookEnds Literary! Cheers to you!

Lourdes Heuer - Agent News

New Book Deals

Congratulations to Nadine Poper on the sale of PORCUPETTE AND MOPPET to Steve Kemp and Alayne Kay Christian at Blue Whale Press.

Nadine Poper - Publisher's Weekly announcement


Congratulations to Terri Michels on winning the 2018 Children’s Books and Books for Teens Honorable Mention for Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada Book Awards for SIMON OF CYRENE AND THE LEGEND OF THE EASTER EGG! Way to go!

Terri Michels 10-2018


Congratulations to Carol Munro on DAD’S OUTER SPACE SWEATER being published in the October 2018 issue of Highlights Magazine! Hooray! (This story was originally contracted in 2013, so yes, patience is key in this industry!)

Congratulations to all our members on seeing their hard work pay off! We are so proud of you!

12 x 12 members, if you have good news about a new book, agent signings, book deal, or writing award, share it with us. You’ll find the link to the Good News form in the forum under Important Announcements.

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