I'll be on a panel hosted by SCBWI on November 7th, hosted by the New School:
My Writers Digest Webinar now available for signup. How to Attract an Agent: From Query to Career. Query critique included.

Sarah Beth Durst's The Queen of Blood has been named one of PW's most anticipated books for the Fall:

Check out my blog post on MSWL on the secret to writing a successful query letter:

Sarah Beth Durst's The Girl Who Could Not Dream has been named a finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. (June 2016)

Kim Hooper's People Who Knew Me just received a fabulous review in the Wall Street Journal:

Meghan Tifft's The Long Fire is a VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Semifinalist (May 2016)

I'll be at the Atlanta Writer's Conference in November.

I'll be teaching a Writer's Digest Seminar: Writing and Selling Fantasy, Science Fiction, Paranormal, and Dystopian Novels (September 2015)

I'll be teaching a course through MediaBistro on writing a nonfiction book proposal. (September 2015)

Julie Sondra Decker's The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality is a Silver Medal Winner in the 2015 IPPY Awards (May 2015)

Laurence Klavan's The Family Unit and Other Fantasies is long-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Prize (April 2015).

Julie Sondra Decker's The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality is nominated for Foreword's IndieFab Book of the Year Award (March 2015)

I'll be teaching a Writer's Digest webinar Mystery Revealed: How to Write and Sell Your Mystery, Suspense, or Thriller Novel for Any Market on April 16, 2015

Julie Sondra Decker's The Invisible Orientation: An Introdution to Asexuality is nominated for the Lambda Award. (March 2015)

Scientific American calls Charlotte Markey's Smart People Don't Diet, "Possibly the best book on weight loss ever written." (February 2015)


Lesley Ware's SEW FAB, chosen as an Amazon Best Book of the month, and a top pick by Love Sewing Magazine.  (February 2015)


I will be attending the Pikes Peak Writers Conference this April. Hope to see some of you there!


Sasha Dawn's OBLIVION named one of New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2014! (December 2014)

My Writer's Digest Seminar on writing Fantasy, SF, Paranormal, and Dystopian is now available for sign-up. Writing & Selling Your Fantasy, SF, Paranormal, or Dystopian Novel for the Adult or YA Market by Andrea Somberg


My Writer's Digest Seminar now availalbe for sign-up!  MYSTERY REVEALED: HOW TO WRITE AND SELL YOUR MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, OR THRILLER NOVEL FOR ANY MARKET  - Thursday, August 28th 1pm 


I'll be attending the PNWA Conference this July. Hope to see all of you there!


Sarah Beth Durst's THE LOST named a B&N Bookseller Pick for June! (June 2014)


A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming: Mastering the Art of Oneironautics just made the Indie Besteller List! (September 2013)


I will be teaching a Mediabistro online course this fall on the nonfiction book proposal. To sign up:  (


Meaghan Mountford's SUGARLICIOUS just made the LJ Besteller List! (October 5, 2012)


I'll be at the Slice Literary Writers Conference in Brooklyn September 16th. Come watch my panel discussion on "You Have a Book Deal - Now What?" and my workshop on Writing and Pitching Your Nonfiction Book Proposal 


I will be at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland the weekend of August 5-7. I'll be taking appointments.


Jessica Warman's BETWEEN was just named a "Must-Read Summer Book" by Teen Vogue   (June 15, 2011)


Help me congratulate Paula Quinn, whose LAIRD OF THE MIST has made the NYTimes Bestseller List for the third week in a row!  (June 22, 2011)


Paula Quinn's LAIRD OF THE MIST, just hit the USA Today bestseller list, and is #13 on the NYTimes list! Congratulations, Paula!        (June 9, 2011)