I haven’t been a child for a while, so when I started developing the protagonist for my middle-grade novel, The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C, I realized I needed to dust off my inner child if I had any hope of Angel coming to life for middle-grade readers. I wanted to respect the sharp intellects of these readers and write a story that rings true for them without resorting to pop culture references that don’t age well.
How did you hear about Anaiah Press? My first introduction to Anaiah Press came as a result of a Twitter pitch contest. I took a chance and pitched my novel, now titled The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C. Happily, Anaiah Press editor Kara Leigh Miller hearted one of my pitches for the novel. Do you [...]
Coming November 30, The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C by Holly Cohen! Without Mama, Christmas has ceased to exist for Papa, but this year, Angel is determined to bring some Yuletide joy back into their lives. With little money, no decorations, and not much time left until the big day, she is facing an uphill [...]