Author Archives: Tracey Palmer

About Tracey Palmer

Tracey Palmer is a freelance writer and editor for nonprofits and founder of Chicks Who Write, a professional networking group for women who freelance in greater Boston. A 2016 graduate of Grub Street’s Novel Incubator, Tracey's first novel, I NEVER NEEDED YOU ANYWAY, was a finalist in the 2018 Writer’s League of Texas manuscript competition. She was a scholarship recipient at the Salty Quill Writers Retreat in Maine and selected to attend the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She's currently working on a book about a U.S. Army veteran of the war in Afghanistan, who is also the single mother of two small boys. You can follow her on Twitter @traceywriter.


In Marley, Jon Clinch brings back to life the famous ghost, Jacob Marley, who appears before Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve. Wrapped in chains, he warns Scrooge of the dangers of not changing his cold-hearted ways. But why? How did Scrooge become…

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…