Executive Editor of PB/MG/YA fiction/nonfiction for Harper Children's/Teen. Mom to humans and cats. Aspiring photographer. TV addict. Girl with a sweet tooth.
On the fringe...always
Illustrated middle-grade stories! #mswl There are kids out there clamoring for them. Kids who find an all-text novel too scary. Kids who have outgrown chapter books but who aren't ready for a novel. They need those illustrated stories!
Warsaw Suicide Pact @DOGGEAUXzheng shi was a sex worker in Canton who was captured & wedded to a pirate lord and so quickly proved her ability to command that she took over and at one point commanded 300+ ships with 40,000 men and was so fearsome that she forced china and britain to let her peacefully retire twitter.com/xnulz/status/9…
Ooh, and this one too--YA version. (It seems I want some kind of pirate-themed YA...?) #mswl
Greg Jenner @greg_jennerJeanne de Clisson, murderous French aristocrat-turned-pirate who named her ship My Revenge after the French king executed her husband. She spent the next decade killing all the French crews she encountered, sparing only 1 sailor to relay her message of vengeance ☠️⚓️⚔️ twitter.com/xnulz/status/9…
Ummm, #mswl--the YA version pls.