I’m so thrilled to announce that BLOOD HEIR will be coming to the U.K. as well in May 2019, with… Read more BLOOD HEIR is going to the U.K. with HarperVoyager!
Several weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend and make a speech at the Random House… Read more Blood Heir, Behind-the-Scenes: Summer 2019 Random House Children’s Launch
So, today was a pretty amazing day: several of my friends received fantastic news (most of which I am still waiting to… Read more Blood Heir, Behind-the-Scenes: Revisions and Workaholics
Today’s post is about building your writing community, dedicated to the me of just half a year ago and those… Read more Building Your Writing Community: Getting Started, Do’s, and Don’ts
As is with the brainstorming process, there is no perfect formula drafting process for you to follow. Writing is all… Read more The First Draft: Understanding Your Own Story — And Getting It Done
Trying to describe a brainstorming process is trying to outline the way the brain works: an amorphous cloud of mush… Read more Brainstorming & Outlining: The Foundations to Building a Novel
I was reading some of my early-on writing (the dark days), and I realize there are some things early-writer-me needed… Read more The Most Useful Advice I’ve Heard to Improving Your Writing
So, I once thought of doing a blog post on how to write a killer Twitter pitch — but I… Read more How To Write A Killer Twitter Pitch
I have some amazing writer friends with swoon-worthy manuscripts who are going on sub soon, and I thought it might be… Read more Submissions: Key Players, the Process, and More!
Three-book deals. Manuscripts going to auction. Offers from the Big 5 Publishers. These had all seemed like dreams to me.… Read more I HAVE A THREE-BOOK DEAL!!!!!!!