Q: Who is your agent?
A: Holly Root at the Waxman Leavell Literary Agency. Film rights: Dana Spector at Paradigm.
Q: Is THE DIABOLIC a stand-alone or a series? Will there be more INSIGNIA books?
A: As of now, THE DIABOLIC is a stand-alone, and the INSIGNIA series concluded with CATALYST. I never rule anything out, though.
Q: When is THE DIABOLIC coming out?
A: THE DIABOLIC comes out on November 1, 2016!
Q: Will there be an INSIGNIA and/or THE DIABOLIC movie?
A: Not as of now, but you never know!
Q: Are you available for author visits?
A: Yes, for a negotiable fee. I also do free Skype visits. Please contact me for further discussion.
Q: When do your books come out in my (non USA) country?
A: THE DIABOLIC info to come. Regarding INSIGNIA: In Poland: check with the publisher, Egmont Polska. In Turkey: check with the publisher, Elf Yayinlari. In China: check with the publisher, Goukr.
Q: I am a blogger, bookseller or event coordinator. Who do I contact regarding your books?
A: Thanks for your interest! Please contact Audrey Gibbons, my publicist at Simon & Schuster Children’s, by e-mail.
Q: Why are you so slow to answer e-mail?
A: I have no real explanation. I’m perpetually behind. If you want to get into contact, it’s way faster to tweet me @sjkincaidbooks
Q: Who Designed Your Book Cover?
A: THE DIABOLIC cover was designed by the talented Lizzy Bromley. The INSIGNIA cover by Sammy Yuen.
Q: Is there a playlist for the series?
Q: Was Insignia your first novel?
A: No! Very far from it. 🙂 Insignia was, in fact, the seventh novel I’d ever written– the first one published! You can read more about that here, My Writerly Journey, or here: Writerly Advice I’d Give My Younger Self.
Q: I want to be a writer. Can you point me to some resources?
A: Sure! Look online for the AbsoluteWrite forums for general author resources, the VerlaKay SCBWI forums if you write kidlit specifically. Check out PublishersMarketplace, AgentQuery, and QueryTracker if you’re ready to send a manuscript to literary agents.
Q: I want to be a writer. Can you read my writing/my manuscript?
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