Hey YABookcasers! Today, I'd like to look at big story ideas. You know, the ones that you think of and think of and think of...but don't write. That cool, awesome big story that has an amazing world, dynamic characters, a killer plot, but yet, you're still not putting fingers to keyboard. So why not?I've been… Continue reading Big story ideas & what to do with them
Hey YABookcasers! Have you ever had an old story idea that you absolutely love, but can't quite get the gumption to work on? You love the concept and characters, but something is blocking your progress. Or perhaps you wrote it a long time ago, and now you're looking at it as this mammoth task of… Continue reading Reviving an old story
Hi YA Bookcasers! Audio version: Welcome to the end of August and the almost-start of October, my favorite month of the year (can anyone say Halloween?). Pitch Wars has just come to an end (if you don't know what that is, you can find out more here), and while some hopefuls have snagged a mentor,… Continue reading 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 new ideas or first draft stage - if so, I recommend you check this post out on YATopia). Either way though, this post is for you, and it revolves around what happens outside of your book. You… Continue reading What happens outside of your book?