CURRENT GIVEAWAYS

Here are my current Giveaway Contests

The Mutant Mushroom Giveaway through November 28th



Tori Sharp Query Critique through December 8th

Reeni's Turn through December 8th

Upcoming Agent Spotlight Interviews and Guest Posts w/ Debut Authors & Query Critique Giveaways

Maria Vincente Agent Spotlight Interview and Query Critique Giveaway on 12/7/20

Amy Brewer and Dana Swift Guest Post and Query Critique Giveaway on 1/18/21

Tricia Skinner Agent Spotlight Interview and Query Critique Giveaway on 1/20/21

Pam Gruber Agent Spotlight Interview and Query Critique Giveaway on 2/17/2021

Allyson Hellegers and Sam Taylor Guest Post and Query Critique Giveaway on 2/22/2021

Caryn Wiseman and Merriam Sarcia Saunders Guest Post and Query Critique Giveaway on 3/15/2021

Jennifer Herrington Agent Spotlight Interview and Query Critique Giveaway on 3/17/2021

Agent Spotlight Updates

All agent spotlights and interviews have been updated as of 7/15/2020, and many have been reviewed by the agents. Look for them to be fully updated again in 2023.

About Us

A member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and founding member of WriteOnCon, Casey McCormick is honored to be part of the extraordinary kidlit community. Casey started the popular Agent Spotlight series in March of 2009 following the creation of Literary Rambles in 2008.


Natalie Aguirre is an aspiring middle grade and YA fantasy writer. She is a retired attorney and is now a contract writer for a web marketing firm by day and sort of supporting herself as a writer. Her writing job and this blog take up all her writing time and a lot of her free time too. She is a widow and a mother of one college-age daughter. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She joined Casey as a blog partner on March 7, 2011. She interviews and offers guest post spots to authors, many who are debut and/or middle grade authors, and spotlights their books with ARC or book giveaways on Mondays. She is also carrying on the popular Agent Spotlight series through agent interviews with query critique giveaways.

Casey is currently on sabbatical. Any request for interviews, guest posts, or agent spotlights should be sent to Natalie.

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