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About Kristin

Kristin NelsonBeing an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club or a sexy romance novel. more »

“Writing is a dream and a passion. I get that. So don’t let a “no” stop you. Keep your sense of humor, believe in your talent, and most of all, write!”

About Sara

Sara MegibowAfter almost 9 years with Nelson Literary Agency, Sara is currently transitioning to her new eponymous agency. We wish her well and tons of success!



An educated writer is a successful writer! We help aspiring writers go above and beyond by offering  insightful webinars on the publishing industry.  more »

Recent News

  • Washington Post names the five best romance novels of 2014 and Kristen Callihan's EVERNIGHT is on the list.
  • Kirkus chooses Josh Malerman's BIRD BOX as a Best Fiction Book of 2014!
  • Marie Lu's THE YOUNG ELITES is an Amazon Best Book of 2014!
  • Malerman's BIRD BOX is a 2015 Texas Library Association Tayshas High School Reading List Pick!
  • WHAT A LADY DEMANDS by Ashlyn Macnamara nominated for Best Digital Historical Romance of 2014 at RT Book Reviews.
  • THE SAINT by Tiffany Reisz nominated for Best Erotica of 2014 at RT Book Reviews.
  • Marie Lu's debut fantasy novel THE YOUNG ELITES hits the New York Times Bestseller list and spends 4+ weeks there.
  • Malerman's BIRD BOX is a 2014 Best Horror Nominee for the Goodreads Choice Awards.
  • Hudson Booksellers chooses Malerman's BIRD BOX as a Best Book of 2014.
  • Two weeks after its debut, FALLS THE SHADOW by Stefanie Gaither, goes to its second printing.
  • Library Journal Names all three DEMONS OF ELYSIUM books by Jane Kindred (starting with PRINCE OF TRICKS) as Best Books of 2014 in e-original romance.
  • Romantic Times grants THE KING by Tiffany Reisz its Top Pick review calling it, "another great edition to an innovative series."
  • Marie Lu's THE YOUNG ELITES is an Amazon Best of the Month Pick!
  • Kristen Callihan's debut New Adult novel THE HOOK UP hits the USA Today Bestseller list!
  • Sara has been invited to present and take pitches at the inaugural Colorado Writing Workshops: ColoradoWritingWorkshops.com
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