On Taking Professional Critiques

By Jennifer Bowen on Monday, October 31st, 2016 in BookHive Corp, Literary Agent, Writing. No Comments

So you’ve written your book. Amazing! Congratulations! Maybe it’s even your second or third book, you total rockstar. If you already have a literary agent, then chances are the two of you are already talking about how to proceed. But if you don’t…now what? Are you ready to send a query and sample pages, or […]


Thrillers and Mysteries and Devil Tales, Oh My

By Jennifer Bowen on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 in BookHive Corp, Writing. No Comments

Happy Halloweek, BookHivers! If you’re anything like me, and you love this spooky holiday, you know how lovely it can be to indulge in a particularly chilling tale around this time of year. Gone Girl was all the rage last year, but if you’re looking for another haunting title, then this is the blog post […]


An Inside Look at Book Festivals

By Jennifer Bowen on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in BookHive Corp, Marketing, Novels, Writing. No Comments

A great way to stay abreast of what’s new in the publishing world is to attend local book festivals. A simple google search of your town or city followed by “Book Festival” will tell you when and where your next one will be! I’ve spoken to Patrick Weir, intern at Melville House Publishing about his […]


Brooke Hocker: From TEDx, Blogging, and finally, a Book

By Jennifer Bowen on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

I met Brooke Hocker at the New York Writers Workshop and I was excited to test her book with our beta readers that came out of her TEDx talk and blogging for a year. She is a go getter and someone I expect to be publishing soon! Below is my interview with her about her […]


Weekly (or Daily, or Hourly!) Writing Prompts

By Jennifer Bowen on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Writing, Young Adult. No Comments

When I first began writing regularly, I didn’t necessarily think of myself as a “writer.” I thought of myself as someone who liked to write, but never someone who would try to make a career out it it. Since then, I have written one full-length YA novel, about 17-year-old Mason Radley who develops schizophrenia when […]