Writing Goals, Twilight Storytellers, and THE MUSES

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I decided to make a video today about my writing goals for the year. I’ve had a good start to the year as far as writing goes. I’m almost done with another round of edits on THE MUSES, and I Continue reading Writing Goals, Twilight Storytellers, and THE MUSES

YALLFest, NaNoWriMo, Thoughts on Publishing, Pinterest, etc.

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Today is November 15th which means the awesome band Alvvays is finally playing in Atlanta tonight… oh, wait, I’m talking about writing here. This means it’s the halfway point in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! I started strong in week Continue reading YALLFest, NaNoWriMo, Thoughts on Publishing, Pinterest, etc.

Young Adult Overload (and a FREE novella for you!)

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This is basically what life looks like right now First of all, I wanted to let you know that  my novella Storyboards will be free from today 10/16 through 10/20. So go download a copy! It’ll take you less than an Continue reading Young Adult Overload (and a FREE novella for you!)

STORYBOARDS is now available!

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STORYBOARDS, my young adult contemporary novella is now available as an e-book on Amazon for just $0.99! Here’s the description: Teenage filmmaker, Paige Lawson–also known as an “unintentional matchmaker”– is making her first short film for her college admissions portfolio Continue reading STORYBOARDS is now available!

Cover Reveal: STORYBOARDS – a Young Adult Novella

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  As some of you may or may not know, I recently wrote a YA novella called STORYBOARDS. I briefly tried to publish STORYBOARDS traditionally with the help of my agent, but there aren’t many publishers who want to publish Continue reading Cover Reveal: STORYBOARDS – a Young Adult Novella

Writing Process Blog Tour

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My lovely writer friend from grad school, Rachel Pollock, tagged me in the Writing Process Blog Tour. Rachel is a super awesome writer of non-fiction, fiction, plays, and poetry as well as being a fellow Morrissey/Smiths fan. 🙂 Check out Continue reading Writing Process Blog Tour

Against Pretentious Blog Posts from Literary Snobs

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  Earlier this week, Ruth Graham wrote a post on Slate.com called “Against YA.” She began the post by saying, “Read whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.” She proceeds to Continue reading Against Pretentious Blog Posts from Literary Snobs

5 Young Adult Books I Want To Read in 2014

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30 day blog challenge – day 19 Last year, I really ramped up the amount of YA I read. I have always been a fan of the genre, and I’ve always read young adult, but last year most of the Continue reading 5 Young Adult Books I Want To Read in 2014

Enthusiasm for Young Adult Literature

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 30 day blog challenge – day 13 While the world of books is changing, one thing is for sure. The young adult genre is growing. In 2012, sales of YA books had jumped 150 percent. Studies also show that 55% Continue reading Enthusiasm for Young Adult Literature