Have you ever heard of Sip Swap? No? It’s a fun secret santa type thing hosted by Kelsey and Jessica Send a mug, get a mug. Here’s mine! The cool thing about this mug–you can write on it! It came with a piece of chalk. See that chicken scratch? Yup, that’s me. What a great […]
Thanks to Matt for this old school reminder. And yes, I’m singing.
How much is too much? In the case of the Griswold’s Christmas lights, I’d say yeah, there’s a limit. Lately I’ve been thinking about books. There are a lot of YA books releasing every year and tons of them are amazing. The more I read, the harder it is to stand out. I’ve been thinking […]
Don’t wait for Santa to stuff your stockings because Courtney Young and Dawna Raver want to stuff your e-reader full of amazing titles! There is no need to wait in line or fight a crazy crowd for this HOT deal. Today, I am excited to announce, we are kicking off our FIRST ANNUAL Black E-Holiday […]
It’s official. I signed my YA Fantasy with Curiosity Quills. GIFSoup I can’t wait to share the whole story of how it went down, but I have a house to clean and cookies to bake for tomorrow. HAPPY TURKEY DAY!
Listen and love. This guy is killing it on a ukelele!
We’ve all seen the contests for first lines, and many of us have gone crazy trying to make our first lines perfect. I decided to take a look at a bunch of my favorite books and their first lines. Let’s see what you think. Everyone knows I’m perfect—PERFECT CHEMISTRY They called the world beyond the […]
Some morning musical inspiration for my nano writers.
I’ll give you one word: raw. There’s something fragile and explicit about being a teenager. It’s like every emotion is magnified to the point of it bearing down and paralyzing you. I remember how one kiss could make me float and one forgotten call could bury me in pain. Reading YA takes me back to […]
One of the most important aspects of writing fantasy is creating rules: rules that govern society, magic, atmosphere, ect. Without these rules, readers won’t be able to grasp your setting and how everything works. When BREAKING DAWN came out, a lot of fans were livid with Mrs. Meyer because she broke one of her own […]