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Author Radar: Ralph Pullins

Guys! Can you believe it’s March?! I feel like I have been waiting for this month FOREVER. I’ve got some pretty exciting stuff happening this month, (including my cover reveal for The Wanderland Chronicles TONIGHT), and I have to say I am one happy panda!

BUT before I get TOO carried away, today ALSO happens to be the first Friday of the month, and you know what that means…

Yep! A new Author Radar!

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James Stryker

When I first considered writing this thread, the first person who came to mind is my friend, James Stryker. Funny thing is, I didn’t know Mr. Stryker until just a few months ago.
James and I connected on Twitter a few months ago when he posted a very generous tweet offering a query critique to the first 5 people who commented back. I would like to say that I was the first to respond, but I was slow on the draw and ended up being number 11 in the queue.

I was still querying my debut novel, Alice in Wanderland at this point and I wanted all the help I could get. So I had the audacity to ask James if he would be willing to make an exception for #11.

With gracefulness and generosity that I did not deserve, James agreed. Not only that, but he made my query SHINE. After his help, I entered #Pit2Pub and I had 5 requests for my query and from there, had FOUR publishers request my manuscript, and THREE offers of representation. (One of which I SIGNED with!)

Basically, James is my author hero. And he should be yours too. So without further adieu, I would like to introduce you to my friend and personal query genie, Mr. James Stryker.

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