Author note: On Wednesdays, I’ll be taking part in #1LineWed on Twitter. Each week has a different theme, so I’ll post my snippets here, as well.
The scene is a beach, on an unnamed planet. The man studies the item in his hands, sorting through the information in his head as he tries to piece together… Read more World Building: The Trick Is Using Perspective To Your Advantage →
One of the things that came out of my brainstorming session with the editors last week was a complete change in how I’m ending my epic tale. Yep. You read… Read more Sometimes You Need To Look Back To Move Forward →
So I need to overhaul my book, not a complete rewrite, mind you, just some demolition and remodeling work, but still…it can look a little overwhelming if I let myself… Read more Under Construction: Where Do I Begin? →
So I didn’t get my full-on edit letter yesterday, as I thought. Instead, we sat down over lunch – and in a conference room for nearly five hours and hashed… Read more We Love Your Book! Except We Need To Change Your Book! #amwriting #YA →
The day after the ex walked out the door, I hung this in my bedroom. It’s right across from my bed, and I would look at it every night before… Read more Sometimes, You Just Have To Believe →
Well, tomorrow’s the big day. Not only am I meeting my editor (and the rest of whoever I get to meet at the publishing company) and my agent face-to-face, but… Read more Tomorrow’s The Big Day (She Says Apprehensively): I Get My Edit Letter →