WriteMentor

WriteMentor 2021

I am so happy to be back as a YA mentor for WriteMentor's 2021 Summer Program! I was sad to have to take a year off last year, but like so many other people, 2020 was just too hard and I needed to spend more time taking care of myself and my loved ones and… Continue reading WriteMentor 2021

pitchwars

PitchWars 2019 #BoostMyBio

Another year gone, another PitchWars season upon us. And once again, with my schedule as it was, I completely failed at keeping up with #PWPoePrompts and almost forgot to get my #BoostMyBio posted. But have no fear... the third time's the charm, and this September we are going to be in all-out PitchWars Prep Mode. So,… Continue reading PitchWars 2019 #BoostMyBio

Writer In Motion

Writer In Motion: The Third Draft (a/k/a Critique Partners Are Amazing)

Self-editing may be the worst, but I always get nervous when someone else reads my work. You'd think by now I'd be used to it... but nope. Every time I send out something new, it's another round of crippling anxiety. But this is what I signed up for, and I'm not even talking about #WriterInMotion.… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Third Draft (a/k/a Critique Partners Are Amazing)

Writer In Motion

Writer In Motion: The Second Draft (a/k/a Self-Edits Are Hard)

I do not like editing. I have made this known many times to anyone who would listen. And I especially don't like editing my own stuff. Every time I look back over a story I've written, I cringe a little, start changing a lot, and the next thing you know, I'm adding 40k more words… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Second Draft (a/k/a Self-Edits Are Hard)