Courtney Maum

Courtney Maum is the author of the acclaimed novels COSTALEGRE, TOUCH, I AM HAVING SO MUCH FUN HERE WITHOUT YOU, and the forthcoming humor guide, BEFORE AND AFTER THE BOOK DEAL: A writer's guide to finishing, publishing, promoting, and surviving your first book. She also runs a service called "The Query Doula" where she helps writers prepare their manuscripts and query letters for an agent's eyes. Find out more at

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