I recently attended my very first book signing. It was at a small, local library, and it was a pretty small event, but hey--it was still an awesome experience. I've never attended a book signing before, and it was awesome to get to show off my writing and talk about my books. The book signing … Continue reading A few of the Q&As from my very first book signing
I normally write a way more wordy post every week. But this thread on when and how to take criticism on your work was just too perfect. Enjoy: https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson/status/1087360935059181573 (It's a thread. Be sure to click through it and read the whole thing!) And now, an unrelated thought-dump on blogging, and what topics to blog … Continue reading On Using Criticism to Level Up, from Author Delilah S. Dawson
I've been quiet the last couple of weeks. It's been busy! I've been absolutely neck-deep in edits on my YA fantasy, which has kept me from writing yet another post about how you shouldn't get your book-hating best friend to proofread your novel. But I have been making use of Susan Dennard's Resources for Writers. … Continue reading Susan Dennard’s Resources for Writers
I hope you all are having a wonderful November! I'm closing out the month with another guest post from a published YA author--Christine Potter, author of In Her Own Time and Time Runs Away With Her. Today, she's sharing some of the lessons she's learned on the road to publication. So, how do you get … Continue reading Guest Post: Christine Potter’s Journey to Getting Published–And Advice for New Writers, Too!
It's time for more advice from a published YA author! Today's guest post is from M Pepper Langlinais. Her latest novel, CHANGERS: MANIFESTING DESTINY, first in a new YA fantasy trilogy, is now available from Evernight Teen. You can read a summary--and an excerpt--on the Evernight Teen website. Elizabeth asked, in a sense, what I … Continue reading Guest Post: Learning By Doing, by M Pepper Langlinais
Hey there! This week, I'm doing something a little different than usual. Rather than post about how I write, I've invited another Evernight Teen author, Sarai Henderson, to talk about how she writes her novels! So let's get to it: Hello everyone! My name is Sarai Henderson, author of HUNTER, published by Evernight Teen, a … Continue reading Guest Post: Community – We all need to stick together