My Pitch Wars Experience

My Pitch Wars Experience

So, after months of revising, angst, and drastic book surgery , Pitch Wars is over. I have a manuscript that's shinier than ever before,...

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Writing Diverse Characters: An Interview with Lyric Shard

Writing Diverse Characters: An Interview with Lyric Shard

Diversity is more important than ever in today's literature. However, it's difficult to write a character from a diverse background ...

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My 5 Favorite Types of Endings

My 5 Favorite Types of Endings

When you think about an ending, you mainly just think about whether it's happy or sad. However, there are lots of ways that storytellers...

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When YA is Actually MG

When YA is Actually MG

Several weeks ago, I posted about how I accidentally ended up in Pitch Wars . Today, I'm going to talk about one of the biggest edits my...

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How I Got Into Pitch Wars by Complete Accident

How I Got Into Pitch Wars by Complete Accident

I've been holding off posting this for a while, because I figured it wasn't official-tishal until the Pitch Wars mentor list went up...

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3 Features that Kindle Really Needs to Add

3 Features that Kindle Really Needs to Add

Anyone who owns a Kindle knows that, while they're great, they're not perfect. Even though they allow us to fit hundreds of books in...

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10 Struggles only Writers Will Understand

10 Struggles only Writers Will Understand

Being a writer comes with its own set of unique challenges. If you write, you've probably experienced at least some of these. If you'...

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