Every month, I share all of the websites I come across that I find helpful, humorous, or just awesome. Below, you’ll find all of February’s Website Wonders categorized into Writing, Reading Fun, and Creepy Inspirational. Oh, and there’s a wonderful poem you should listen to. It’s well worth it. If you enjoy these websites, be… Continue reading Website Wonders
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#WritingTips No, Reading Is Not An Option.
As an author and full-time editor, I’m coming across more and more writers who don’t read their own genre, or—even worse—don’t read at all. There are generally two types of these writers. 1. Writers who claim to read but obviously don’t (and I’ll get to how it is obvious later). 2. Writers who haven’t read… Continue reading #WritingTips No, Reading Is Not An Option.
#SATurdate: Fortitude, Splintered, The Beat Generation, & Broken Elbows
Sometimes I feel like I get everything done with no issues. Other times I feel like I get nothing done working my butt off. Such is life. I’ll let you choose which one. 😉 What I’m Writing: As many of you know, I’ve been struggling with Take Me Yesterday, but then, the funniest thing happened.… Continue reading #SATurdate: Fortitude, Splintered, The Beat Generation, & Broken Elbows
Feminism in YA: Knives and Candy
First, I would like to thank Dahlia Adler for inspiring me to write this post via her article What We Aren’t Talking About When We Talk About Feminism in YA. Feminism is an important, vital part of my identity, but it’s also one of the scariest words in my life. Why? Well, I have a… Continue reading Feminism in YA: Knives and Candy
#WritingTips What I Learned Rewriting a Seven-Year-Old Novel
Every Monday I take a popular post from the past, and I recover it with new information and approaches. Today’s topic is more relevant than ever. I first tackled this topic over a year ago, explaining what it was like to rewrite November Snow, my first published novel from 2007, but, at the time, I… Continue reading #WritingTips What I Learned Rewriting a Seven-Year-Old Novel
#SATurdate: Shadowhunters, Bad Bloods Shorts, BuzzFeed Books, and Zombie Clowns
Today was one of those crazy whiplash weeks where writing wasn’t the best, and then encouragement brought it all back! Keep chasing the dream. What I’m Writing: I basically skipped a section of Take Me Yesterday and continued to write in it, so I am moving forward, but I’m still struggling with it. (I always… Continue reading #SATurdate: Shadowhunters, Bad Bloods Shorts, BuzzFeed Books, and Zombie Clowns
#WW How Podcasts Can Help Your Writing
Audio books are getting more and more popular every year. Why? Well, it’s nice to be able to listen to a book while driving to work instead of the latest (and probably repetitive) pop song. On top of that, many people have less free time than ever before, so audio books help add to the… Continue reading #WW How Podcasts Can Help Your Writing
#WritingTips Writing The Back Blurb
Every Monday I take a popular post from the past, and I rewrite it with new information and approaches. Today, we’re talking about the dreaded back blurb. Why do we dread the back blurb? Well, because it can be the making or breaking point for the reader. That little blurb on the back can be… Continue reading #WritingTips Writing The Back Blurb
Bad Bloods Cover Reveal!
Bad Bloods in 35 words or less: 17-year-old Serena is the only bad blood to escape execution. Now symbolized for an election, she must prove her people are human despite hindering abilities before everyone is killed and a city is destroyed. Add November Rain, Part One on Goodreads Then, add November Snow, Part Two on Goodreads We… Continue reading Bad Bloods Cover Reveal!