Rick Riordan Presents—OR—I Am NOT Throwing Away My… Shot!

It feels weird to be in a position to be helpful to early-career writers. I mean, I’M an early-career writer, despite not exactly being… ahem… the youngest chicken in the coop. But now that I’m part of Team Rick Riordan Presents, I’ve already been asked by many people how I scored a break this big. So I’ll tell you.

Luck + preparation + endless pools of hope + literally cannot imagine not being a writer, therefore could never stop trying.  Continue reading “Rick Riordan Presents—OR—I Am NOT Throwing Away My… Shot!”

About Carlos

New York Times best-selling author Carlos Hernandez wrote the critically acclaimed short story collection The Assimilated Cuban’s Guide to Quantum Santeria (Rosarium, 2016), the novel Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (Disney Hyperion, 2019), which won the 2020 Pura Belpré Award, and its sequel, Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe. He’s also written dozens of short stories, poems, and works of drama, usually in the … Continue reading About Carlos