I just got a note from Kristin last night. She wanted to let me know that SiWC attendee Janice Hardy (who successfully pitched her story to Kristin last year at the conference) had just signed a MAJOR* deal with Harper Collins.
Congratulations Janice!!!! (And -- way to go Kristin!) We are thrilled for you both.
Here's the announcement.
Janice Hardy’s debut fantasy trilogy beginning with THE PAIN MERCHANTS, about a teen war orphan who becomes a pawn in a bigger political game when her uncanny ability to heal by drawing pain turns out to be the only weapon she has to save her sister, to Donna Bray at Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins for their launch list, in a pre-empt, in a very good deal by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary Agency (World English).
*(And that's Major, as in six figures Major. Whoo-hoo, Janice!)
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