Help! Which Blog Series Do You Want To See Me Write?

I don’t really do “blog series”, but I’ve had a few ideas stewing in the back of my mind that I think would make for good short series. But I need your help! Read and vote, my friends, on which series of posts you think you’d enjoy most on my blog … Continue reading

Are You Reading Enough?

If you’re reading this post, that means that you’re probably a reader, an author, or a lost internet-wanderer. 😉 (I’m glad you found me!) Basically, it means you probably have a thing for books. You are so not alone. But I want to take a moment and talk to the writers out … Continue reading

12 YA Books Paired With 12 Christmas Songs

I’m a Christmas music snob I can’t just listen to the generic department-store music. I hand pick each song that goes into my playlist and it goes in only with a very specific reason: Maybe it’s a song that hubby grew up listening to during Christmas. Or maybe it’s the song … Continue reading

Is NaNoWriMo Even Possible? 11 Authors Prove “YES.”

Yes, I’m joining the crazies. I’m attempting NaNoWriMo 2016. Already, my brain keeps whispering, It’s okay if you only make it to 5k instead of 50k. But I’m trying to be stronger than my brain. (Um…what?) I’m trying to dream of big word counts and flying fingers. (So far I’m failing and … Continue reading

Pssst! I Have Secrets to Tell You. Pick One!

We’re coming up on that time of year again! Launch season. (Not to be confused with “Lunch” season. Because lunch season is EVERY DAY, my friends. *runs off to make pizza.* ) It’s the most wonderful time of the year (she says, as she drinks nine cups of tea and pulls out … Continue reading

A Time to Rise: Pre-Order & Swag!

That moment your publisher sends you an e-mail saying, “A Time to Rise is up for pre-order! Go tell people.” That is a happy moment, my friends. A very happy moment. So here I am, grabbing a megaphone and shouting from the mountaintop (or from my writing room . . . same … Continue reading