Social Media for Writers

Social Media for Writers

When a lot of writers hear "social media strategy," their first reaction is often to panic. Like, where do you even start with thi...

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"Can I Read Your Book?"

"Can I Read Your Book?"

We all know how it goes. You mention you've written a novel, and the person you're talking to goes, "Wait, you wrote a book?&qu...

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Writing Update: End of Summer

Writing Update: End of Summer

Last month, I wrote a post about how I wanted to finish the first draft of ARDEN HAYES' GUIDE TO SAVING LIVES by the end of summer . Lon...

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Writing Authentic Teenage Dialogue

Writing Authentic Teenage Dialogue

Writing authentic dialogue is a crucial component in writing a believable story. When you're an adult writing YA, though, it can be chal...

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Quick-Fire Book Reviews 2

Quick-Fire Book Reviews 2

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post with some quick-fire reviews of the books I'd read recently . This summer has been great for read...

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Writing Update: Practice Does Make Perfect

Writing Update: Practice Does Make Perfect

I've always considered myself a slow writer. Whether it was because I had too much schoolwork, or because I just didn't have the ins...

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8 Things I've Learned About Bookstagram

8 Things I've Learned About Bookstagram

(What is bookstagram, you ask? It's where you take pretty pictures of books and post them on Instagram. Bit of a weird hobby, I know, bu...

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