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    FAR FROM NORMAL’s Book Trailer and Pre-Order Giveaway!

    FAR FROM NORMAL comes out in two months, and that means it’s time for my pre-order giveaway! Simply order FFN from any bookseller, e-mail a copy of your order and your mailing address to becky@beckywallacebooks.com, and get: 1️⃣: The entire set of character stickers—Maddie, Gabe, & Watford 2️⃣: A personalized and autographed bookplate 3️⃣: A keepsake postcard 4️⃣: A bookmark (not shown because I don’t have them yet 😬) 5️⃣: And be entered to win the GRAND PRIZE—three books of your choice from @bluewillowbooks. Plus, for every fifty pre-orders, I’ll add an additional book to the prize! *️⃣ Can’t buy the book? No big deal. Send a request for your…

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    How I Got My Agent: An Atypical Story

    There are always rumors floating around the internet that an author has to “know” somebody to get an agent. You guys, that’s not a thing. The vast majority of writers get their agents the old fashioned way: querying. My story is a teensy bit different. About eighteen months ago I found myself mucking about in the query trenches. It’s not a happy or hospitable place, and it wasn’t my first campaign to find an agent. I know all about the grit and fortitude it takes to send out ten, twenty, fifty queries and how every rejection knocks you down. Querying is hard. Luckily this time, I didn’t start this adventure…

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    STORYSPINNER won the AML for Best YA Novel of 2015!!

    On Friday I got an e-mail from my editor with the subject line, “Drumroll, please…”  I don’t know what I was expecting, but it wasn’t an AWARD.  I knew I was nominated and was pretty darn excited about that, but to win??? The other books were all so amazing, and their authors have a lot more clout than I do. I mean, Brandon Sanderson. SANDERSON. He is the like one of the gods of modern day fantasy. So, it really shouldn’t have been a surprise that I responded to my editor like this: “Shut up. SHUT UP. Are you serious?” Yep. I’m a professional like that. I’m so honored to have…