CATCH UP!

I started a newsletter ages ago, but realized after ONE that it wasn’t my thing. Posting here occasionally? That’s my thing. So, this blog will act as my newsletter. This is your very official author-y catch up. If you want to check out my writing advice and craft blog, go to BEEN WRITING? And nowContinue reading “CATCH UP!”

Mad Drafting Skillz Part IV: PLOTTY PANTS

  It might seem strange to some of you that I waited until I was done with PRE WRITING to talk about plotty things, but I know some authors who pause and plot halfway through their first draft. I often stick my whole first draft into some kind of plotty tool AFTER I write. So,Continue reading “Mad Drafting Skillz Part IV: PLOTTY PANTS”

Rant: on DNF Reviews

I get twitchy and maybe a little stabby every time I see a DNF (did not finish) review for a contemporary YA, or any novel, where the MC was a terrible person in the beginning, and the person didn’t keep reading for this reason. Um… If the character was perfect, conflict would be a littleContinue reading “Rant: on DNF Reviews”