Author Archives: Tracey Palmer

About Tracey Palmer

Tracey Palmer is a freelance writer and editor, and founder of Chicks Who Write, a professional networking group for women who freelance in greater Boston. She regularly speaks at national conferences on persuasive writing and storytelling. Tracey is a 2016 graduate of Grub Street’s Novel Incubator and serves on the program’s alumni board. Her first novel, I NEVER NEEDED YOU ANYWAY, was a finalist in the 2018 Writer’s League of Texas manuscript competition. She is represented by Ayesha Pande at Ayesha Pande Literary. You can reach her at

Insider Tips for Debut Authors from Indie Bookstores

November 24 is Small Business Saturday. In honor of the event, we talked with our favorite small businesses…independent bookstores. Of course, publishers, publicity agents, reviews, Goodreads, and Amazon all play an important role in promoting debut authors and driving sales….

Do you know Geraldine McCaughrean? You should.

Geraldine McCaughrean (pronounced Muh-cork-run) is not a household name, like that other British children’s mega-author you might have heard of. But Geraldine is actually more prolific and has won far more literary awards than that other celebrity writer. She’s penned more…