Abracadabra, Shim-Shalala-Sham: Agent Reveal – Now!

Agent reveal for #NestPitch!!!!


snoopyeasterHi all, 

have you been waiting for this? Yeah, I know you have… and truly, it will have been worth the wait 🙂 A MASSIVE thank you to all the agents participating, to those who couldn’t join us this year but wished us well and to my Nestpitch team for all their support and hard work. So here they are, in no particular order, an even dozen of them!

Val Noble1.         Valerie Noble

Associate Agent, Donaghy Literary Group

While studying chemistry at California State University, Long Beach, Valerie mastered the art of doing proper research, particularly for technical writing. Her love of science and reading merged when she began penning her first novel in the midst of her studies. In true scientific fashion, Valerie researched all there was to know about publishing. Valerie loves science fiction and fantasy (think Kristin Cashore and Suzanne Collins) but reads everything under the sun.


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Eurotrip 2014 Part 1—Amsterdam

I went to Amsterdam! Missed a flight, ate space cake, and cursed with Swedish men.

The Travel Faerie

I arrived at the Nashville airport at about 4:30 am on Saturday, December 20th, eyes full of glittering stars and heart bursting with excitement. In an hour and a half I would be flying to Europe for the first time.


Let me just preface this by saying that important trips never, ever, ever go according to plan.

The flight was long and exhausting. After an eight hour layover in New York, we took a redeye to Amsterdam and arrived at around 6 am cranky, hangry, and tired.


I’m not sure what exactly I expected. Maybe the scene from The Fault in our Stars, where Hazel and Gus walk along the water, and drink stars, and kiss in that sickeningly romantic way in the Anne Frank house.


It was cold, gray, sleepy and rainy when we arrived in Amsterdam. It was easy enough to navigate, so we quickly found…

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