A few years ago I took up writing limericks for National Poetry Month. Writing a limerick a day is both fun and difficult. What helped
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch and Illustrated by Michael Martchenko has to be my favorite fractured fairy tale. Published in 1980, in at
Of Fire and Stars, Of Ice and Shadows and Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst all take place in a long ago faraway kingdom with magic –
For those of us in the query trenches. QueryTracker is a way for authors to search for literary agents and publishers, and keep accurate records
The past few months I have been revisiting a musical that I wrote about ten years ago, Jack and the Beanstalk, the Musical. I am
Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need has been a staple for writers of all kinds: screenwriters, novelists, playwrights. But now,
I have a confession to make. I haven’t written anything new in six months. My hiatus started after writing 12,000 words of a new novel,
I’m directing a play at school and have been at rehearsals every day this week until late. Please enjoy this ever-popular post from NaNoWriMo 2016.
I am always looking for new and exciting tools to help with my writing. While editing my latest novel I came across the Hemingway Editor.
That Inevitable Victorian Thing, a YA novel by E.K. Johnson is delightfully historically mind-bending. The premise: What if Queen Victoria I persevered and grew the British
Guest Post by Rebecca Crockett A few months ago I had an incredible opportunity to discuss my work with a high-level editor at a well-known
Last month, I took a break from writing, and decided to use my time to read instead. I dug out my library card, and headed