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Spanish Red by Darby Karchut

We're huge fans of Darby Karchut and absolutely LOVED working with her on Del Toro Moon, so we were unbelievably delighted when she pitched us Spanish Red, a contemporary middle grade that has all the heart and horses we love from Karchut's work and a whole new cast of characters to fall head over heels… Continue reading Spanish Red by Darby Karchut

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The Game of the Name by Darby Karchut

What’s in a name? Well, a lot, actually. The perfect names expand your imaginary universe and can help establish your characters and their world right from the get-go, which is a big ol’ bucket of help when writing a short story. Here are five things to think about when choosing names for your characters: Respect… Continue reading The Game of the Name by Darby Karchut

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Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut

It was love at first read when we received the query for Del Toro Moon. We hadn't even made it halfway through the requested full when we emailed the author to ask about her career goals, vision for the book, and reasoning behind querying us. And when she responded, we fell in love even more. Darby Karchut is amazing, her… Continue reading Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut