Hey YABookcasers! Today, I’d like to look at big story ideas. You know, the ones that you think of and… Read more Big story ideas & what to do with them
(Audio at the end of the post) Hey YABookcasers, Yup, you read the title right – how to make a… Read more How to make a book out of one word
Hi Ya Bookcasers!! Let’s be frank here, this is something a lot of writers struggle with, so don’t feel like you’re… Read more Adding emotion to your book
Hi YA Bookcasers! Audio version: Welcome to the end of August and the almost-start of October, my favorite month of… Read more Not a Pitch Wars mentee?
Hey YABookcasers! All of us pretty much know what we want to happen in our books (unless you’re in the… Read more What happens outside of your book?
Now that Nanowrimo is in full swing, it’s time for a little pep talk. You started off flying – a… Read more NANOWRIMO pep talk!
It happens to the best of us. You hit a slump. A bump in the road. A huge well of… Read more Should you give up writing?
I’ve been playing around with Scrivener* of late (yup, I’m very late to the party!). However, let me explain: I… Read more To use Scrivener or not?
Welcome, welcome my fantasy lovers (and you actually don’t have to be writing just in the YA category). Today, I… Read more Tips and tricks for writing YA Fantasy
Writers can fall into one of two camps: those who stick to one genre, and those who like to dot… Read more Tips for writing contemporary YA