I have great news to announce: I sold 2 YA novels to Strange Chemistry! http://strangechemistrybooks.com/2012/05/15/announcing-martha-wells/

The first book is Emilie and the Hollow World, to be published in August 2013, with a sequel to follow in Spring 2014. It’s a steampunkish fantasy adventure, set in a secondary world.

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I started writing Emilie in July 2009 when my husband was facing a lay off and The Cloud Roads had been on submission for about a year and still hadn’t sold. I finished it around December 2009, and it started out on its submission adventure around the summer of 2010, so it’s had a long road too. And I’m so so happy that it found a home with Strange Chemistry!

And I want to thank my agent Jennifer Jackson (Arcaedia) for believing in me and my crazy books.

In short, WOOHOO!!!!!
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message 1: by Amy (new)

Amy Sturgis Congratulations! This is fantastic news. :D


message 2: by Martha (new)

Martha Wells Amy wrote: "Congratulations! This is fantastic news. :D"

Thanks! :)


message 3: by Incandragon (new)

Incandragon I'm so glad! Congratulations, both to you and to Strange Chemistry. :-)


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