One of the things my editors (and beta readers) really liked about TRAVELER and DREAMER was the relationship between my protagonist, Jessa, and her older brother, Danny. Danny is a… Read more They Always Say ‘Write What You Know’ →
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 →