Preparing For A Writers Conference: What To Take

Tomorrow I'm attending my first writers conference. I haven't been to one before, mainly because I always seem to miss the announcements or they require a flight to another state. Lucky for me, KidLitVic 2019 is only a short train ride away and specifically covers middle grade and YA. That means a whole day of... Continue Reading →


4 Reasons To Use Action Beats When Writing

If you're wondering what an action beat is, you're not alone. Not too long ago, I didn't know what it was either. I've since learned it's an action your character is doing while they're talking. Yeah, it's not exactly an earth-shattering revelation and is something you've probably been writing naturally anyway, it's just now you know... Continue Reading →

The Basic Scene Checklist

I don't know about you, but when I write, I don't really plan. Sure, I might have an idea of what I want to write about, but generally, I'll write until something takes shape. That creative freedom is what I love about writing. It's also a double-edged sword because you've got to somehow make sense of... Continue Reading →

8 Query Letter Don’ts

Perhaps the most feared thing after a synopsis for writers is the query letter. Mostly because it has so much riding on it. It's your chance to make a good impression on an agent or publisher, and you only have a few paragraphs to do it. You want your query to lead to a request... Continue Reading →

How To Lure Your Muse

One thing I love about writing is the days when the words just flow. Every sentence you pen down comes out near perfect, first time. Every transition to the next paragraph is effortless, and the ideas and inspiration seem limitless. What started as a blank page is now pages upon pages of pure writing gold!... Continue Reading →

Her Crown Of Fire: Cover Reveal

Today I'm participating in my very first cover reveal! It's for Renee April's Her Crown Of Fire, which will be released November 1st, 2019. Congratulations, Renee! Her Crown of Fire (Molten Crown, #1) by Renee April Publication date: November 1st, 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult In the dull, everyday world, seventeen-year-old Rose Evermore struggles... Continue Reading →

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