#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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Why New Adult Needs to Become a Thing

Why New Adult Needs to Become a Thing

New Adult, in theory, is an age category of books aimed at 18-25-year-olds, featuring college-aged protagonists. NA books have the same fast...

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Why I Hate Rhetorical Questions

Why I Hate Rhetorical Questions

There are a spectrum of different opinions about using rhetorical questions in a pitch for your novel, but the one I've seen most publis...

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How to Make Your Writing Flow Better

How to Make Your Writing Flow Better

I discovered an old draft of my first novel the other day, and upon reading it, I was honestly shocked at how clunky the writing sounded. At...

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Why "The Book of Your Heart" is a Big, Fat Lie

Why "The Book of Your Heart" is a Big, Fat Lie

We all know that getting rejected sucks in general, but I've seen a lot of authors despairing over getting rejected with the "book ...

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