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Signing with Editor Mari Kesselring of North Star Editions to publish my debut Middle Grade novel, LEMON DROP FALLS is a dream come true! A million thanks to my agent, Sarah Davies! 

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New Agent: Sarah Davies

Signing with agent Sarah Davies of Greenhouse Literary in March 2020 was a dream come true. We came close in 2015, and she's been my dream agent ever since! Her call to offer rep made me so excited I took the call while driving my daughter to work.  

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Pitch Wars 2019 Showcase

I've almost never been so nervous! Pitch Wars 2019 was a crazy wild ride, and waiting for agents to weigh in on my final product was excruciating! But I'd never want to miss a second. Pitch Wars changed my manuscript and my writing life!

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New Title: Lemon drop falls

Pitch Wars sister Brighton Kamen's drawing for my then untitled book inspired my choice of title, but to earn her art, I had to eat a raw onion.  

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Jolly Fish Press, an imprint of North Star Editions has acquired World English Rights to LEMON DROP FALLS, Heather's debut MG novel. For publicity related queries or ARC requests, contact For RIGHTS information contact Sarah Davies at, or email Rights People

Mom's last words: Keep them safe. Help them be happy.

Morgan promised, so she sacrifices soccer, free time, and friendships for her younger siblings. But when Dad's "talk therapy" campout ignites Morgan's anxiety, she makes a reckless decision to prove she can fill Mom's shoes . . . which leaves her literally fighting for survival.