Bitterness and Publishing

Bitterness and Publishing

This tough-love post is a modified version of a Twitter thread I wrote a few months ago, but I think it's still relevant to a lot of us...

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Writing in the Apocalypse

Writing in the Apocalypse

Okay, the coronavirus epidemic isn't the apocalypse, but it sure feels like it sometimes. The scary part isn't really the virus itse...

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YA Criticism Needs An Update

YA Criticism Needs An Update

In the world at large, YA fiction is treated as something of a punchline. It's easy to make fun of. All those dystopian books read exact...

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A Message to Teen Writers

A Message to Teen Writers

It seems somewhat odd that I'm writing a message to teenage writers, given that I am one, for now. But I'm turning twenty later this...

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#AMMConnect

#AMMConnect

Well, I finally did it -- I decided to enter Author Mentor Match! Since I'm super excited to connect with my fellow Round 7 hopefuls and...

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2019 Round-Up and 2020 Goals

2019 Round-Up and 2020 Goals

Welcome to a whole new decade! Every year, I make a blog post detailing my goals for the coming twelve months, plus a look back at whether...

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My Favorite Books of 2019

My Favorite Books of 2019

It's the end of a decade, and 2020 is right around the corner! Every December, I post about my favorite books of the year -- you can s...

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