Tracy Marchini

Writes Books. Loves Ducks.
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“Marchini’s story and economy of telling display the chicken as total id, and Felix’s pencil-and-watercolor illustrations are genuine works of art. A surprising gem.” – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) 

“Early readers will enjoy following Chicken through her barnyard adventure and will be able to decode objects and emotions easily due to the well-defined expressions of the animals…A welcome addition to…preschool or kindergarten collections, come rain or come shine.” – School Library Journal

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My 2017 in queries

Thanks to the magic of QueryManager, I can share exactly how many queries I received this year, how many I requested, and how many clients I signed. So here goes: When I first opened up to queries, I was averaging between 300 and 600 a month....

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The book takes as long as the book takes.

One of the things I say most often to my clients as they’re revising is, “The book takes as long as the book takes.” What I’m looking for, as their agent, is a polished manuscript that’s been taken as far as they possibly can. It’s been...

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Marketing Quick Tip: Make a color palette

One of the most helpful things I had in my arsenal when I was designing marketing materials as a Communications Manager was the company color palette. It was super easy to stay on-brand, have colors that I knew would look good together, and...

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