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Ashley Hope Pérez

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When I’m not reading, writing, or teaching, I am hanging out with our little boy, Liam Miguel. He keeps me very, very busy. In the scraps of time that remain, I also like to run (I did the Houston Marathon in 2007 and the Chicago Marathon in 2009), bake (but let’s don’t revive the “Cookie Girl” nickname, please), watch movies, work in my garden, and destroy my mom in long-distance games of Scrabble. My husband is a hard-core Metallica fan who’s also addicted to Vicente Fernández’s soulful ballads, which means I also get plenty of exposure to an eclectic mix of music.


In articles and blog posts about breaking into the world of publishing, the lion’s share of attention goes to the writing craft, getting an agent, and securing a book deal. But what happens after those hurdles have been jumped? What can writers expect from their editors once the deal is sealed? And what will editors expect from writers?


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Average rating: 3.84 · 798 ratings · 311 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
What Can(t) Wait
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Knife and the Butterfly
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Ashley! :)


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Jodie (Books for Company) Thank you for the add Ashley and reading my review.
Will be looking out for your book in 2012, so glad to hear your writing another
Jodie =)


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