As the year wraps up, there’s excitement in the air. A new crop of books is waiting to be read in the new year. With
Do you ever get a book idea in your head but don’t know where it’s going? Do you find that you have a saggy middle?
The summer is drawing to a close, beach days are limited, school buses are starting up, but with the start of fall comes the start
A friend once told me that if she didn’t have to write, if there weren’t stories building themselves in her head constantly, her life would
Have you ever opened up a fantasy novel and found yourself lost in the gorgeous map on the first pages? Have you found yourself falling
The annual spring conference for NESCBWI is coming this weekend! That means a weekend full of workshops and keynote speakers, of being critiqued by agents
Shelving a story is a scary concept. You’ve put your heart and soul into this writing. Hours have been slaved over your keyboard, cups of
This past week, the companion novel for Kristine Carlson Asselin’s ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT, FALLING FOR WONDER BOY, released. For anyone who loves sporty
I write fantasy adventures, but I’m not adventurous when it comes to writing tools. I’ve always been a Microsoft Word person. And even with Word,
With 2018 coming to a close, it’s time to look ahead to some of the most anticipated Young Adult novels of 2019. I’ve been fortunate
It’s the end of November, and with it goes another YA’LL Fest. This was my third YA’LL Fest, and each year I learn valuable information.
All writers have at least one thing in common: we love books. We all have those stories that have inspired us, the authors we