It’s official. I signed my YA Fantasy with Curiosity Quills.
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 CHEMISTRYThey called the world beyond …
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 …
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 …
When it comes to teen movies, this is one of my favorties, and this scene, one of the best.
I love this scene for a few different reasons. Jamie is not a damsel. During the film, we see her strong and confident, but here, well, any of …
Well, after 8 long days, LIPA fixed our block and the power is back on. It’s been a long road and one that’s been life changing.
When they said Sandy was going to be bad, I didn’t buy it, and then Monday came, and the winds were crazy. You could look …
One of my awesome followers, Jenna Cooper, mentioned this trailer. I take back what I said about live action…if they can be done like this, I’m in.
We all know the pros to signing with the Big Six. One of them is having a great marketing team who can …
I’ve been watching a lot of book trailers, lately, trying to figure out what makes a good one. So far, I know what I don’t like.
Even the big publisher ones remind me of a B rated movie or worse–LARP (live action roleplaying—not knocking it, but it is pretty …