SE-YA Book Fest 2021

I’m excited to announce I’ll be participating in the Southeastern Young Adult Book Fest in 2021! It’s a virtual event from Thursday, March 11 – Saturday, March 13, 2021 that connects young adults with authors, fostering education and a love of...

Debut Book Cover Reveal

So last night, my agent updated me that my book cover for No Ordinary Thing was on Amazon. Which I had no idea. The cover has been under-wraps for over a month. The publishing industry is very hush-hush and behind-the-scenes. I suppose Hollywood is the same way. Makes...

Two-Book Deal from Holiday House

Publishers Weekly announcement here! Being an author has always been my dream. When I was little, I wanted to be just like Beverly Cleary, or Roald Dahl, or Judy Blume, or whoever my favorite author of the week happened to be. I started querying Candlelight in early...

#Pitchwars 2018 Wishlist

Welcome to G.Z. Schmidt’s #Pitchwars 2018 wishlist! (For those who stumbled upon this by accident and have no clue what this is, Pitchwars¬†is a fantastic mentoring program. Authors, editors, and industry experts help polish one writer’s entire manuscript...