Tomorrow Is a New Day

Here's a little piece of writing advice I give myself. I give it a lot, but it's always worth hearing: Tomorrow is a new day. Today can be a big nothing. Today can equal 0 in word count, or deep into the negatives below 0 if I get carried away cutting. I can feel like … Continue reading Tomorrow Is a New Day

The New Novel and 5 Things

I don't mean to ignore this blog. It's only that I've been working on my new novel, sharpening all my thoughts into one single point of a thought, trying to gain myself some good words and some good pages until they (somehow?) form themselves into a full manuscript and I slap my name on it … Continue reading The New Novel and 5 Things

In Which I Wish It Was 1989*, Back Before This Distracting Thing Known as the Internet

Thanks to a jolting pep talk from my other half, a motivating talk with my oh-so-wise agent, and the great sea ahead that is my unfinished novel, first draft imminently due to my amazing editor, who will surely direct me to a vast, sparkling sea of revisions... ...I am wondering how to balance Writer-Me with … Continue reading In Which I Wish It Was 1989*, Back Before This Distracting Thing Known as the Internet

Time for… an IMAGINARY GIRLS Actual Non-Imaginary Signed ARC Giveaway

Imaginary Girls, my debut YA novel, is a surreal story about two sisters and it's about to be published this June... but if you want to read it, you may not need to wait that long. Today is the day I give away one of the beautiful ARCs (advance reading copies) to one of you! … Continue reading Time for… an IMAGINARY GIRLS Actual Non-Imaginary Signed ARC Giveaway