This week we're revealing the cover for On a Good Horse, and we wanted to spend a little time getting to know its author, Darby Karchut. We've had the honor of working with Darby on several books now, and she's what every publisher's dreams are made of. In fact, she embodies many of the same… Continue reading Author Spotlight: On a Good Horse author Darby Karchut
We are absolutely delighted to announce that the incredibly talented and wonderful Colorado Book Award winning author DARBY KARCHUT has written the foreword for this year's all-teen Choose Your Own Adventure anthology! We specifically invited Darby to write this foreword because as an adventurer, traveler, and biker, she has explored the highest peaks and the… Continue reading Announcing Darby Karchut as Contributor to All-teen Anthology
Biggest congratulations to Del Toro Moon, silver medalist in the Pre-Teen Fantasy category of the 2018 Moonbeam Awards! Congrats on your amazing work, Darby Karchut. We're so glad this amazing book is getting some of the recognition it deserves! Check out the details HERE.
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
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
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