Writing and Rewriting

It never fails, I just can't write in the fall. I have no idea why. Maybe it's because I'm going back to work (being a teacher pays the bills) and the idea of balancing writing and … [Read More...]

Writing Diverse YA

I know this post is titled 'Writing Diverse YA,' but it could easily be applied to NA and adult writing as well. Please keep in mind as you read that I'm no expert. I'm simply sharing what I do when I … [Read More...]

How To Successfully Write A Query

NOTE: I wrote this last year, but wanted to repost it to share with those doing #PitchWars The lovely interwebs if filled with article upon article telling eager unpublished authors how to format … [Read More...]

My Outlining Process Using Disney’s Frozen

Apparently what I do when I start a novel--or plan to start one--is very different from many of my peers in the writing community. Many of them use beat sheets or are big picture outline/summarizer's, … [Read More...]

Featured From Books!

RELEASE DAY! ASSASSIN OF TRUTHS (Library Jumper’s #3) by Brenda Drake

Book three of Brenda Drake's beautifully written Library Jumpers series comes out today! I can't … [Read More...]

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE Release Day & Giveaway!

Release Date November 28, 2017   Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann … [Read More...]

A Crazy Kind of Love Excerpt by Mary Ann Marlowe

Release Date November 28, 2017 Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one … [Read More...]


I have had the pleasure of knowing Cari for a few years now and am so happy to see her book baby out … [Read More...]

2017 Pitch Wars Wishlist

Selling my first book was one of the best days of my life and it's something I want you to … [Read More...]

PRETTY WICKED by Kelly Charon Cover Reveal

The lovely Kelly Charon has a novel coming out September 30th and I have the cover for you and when … [Read More...]

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