Announcing Private Manuscript Consultations and One-on-One Mentoring
novels / teaching / writing

Announcing Private Manuscript Consultations and One-on-One Mentoring

I’ve been asked about this numerous times (thank you!), and so I am making it a reality: In addition to the novel writing workshops I teach—such as the Young Adult novel writing workshop & retreat at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California coming up in June (applications now open and due February 26, apply!) … Continue reading

Books with Bite Highlights Foundation Workshop with Me & Micol Ostow
writing

Books with Bite Highlights Foundation Workshop with Me & Micol Ostow

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a new writing workshop in 2015—this time in the fall and co-led with a certain brilliant author I admire like crazy, Micol Ostow, author of the terrifically terrifying AMITY! So if you’re writing a horror or otherwise dark & twisty YA or middle-grade novel (spine-chilling horror! hauntings! ghost … Continue reading

The Book of Your Heart Series: Ryan Graudin
confessions / fiction / inspirations / novels / other writers / writing

The Book of Your Heart Series: Ryan Graudin

When an author says a book she’s written is the Book of Her Heart, what does that mean? In this completely irregular ongoing blog series, I’ve invited guest authors to reveal what they consider the Book of Their Heart—and share why this book holds a distinct and special place apart from all others they’ve written. … Continue reading